Linux "genl" Command Line Options and Examples
generic netlink utility frontend

The genl utility provides a simple frontend to the generic netlink library. Although it's designed to support multiple OBJECTs, for now only the ctrl object is available, which is used to query the generic netlink controller. ctrl The generic netlink controller can be queried in various ways: help This command just prints a help text for the ctrl object.


genl [ -s[tatistics] ] [ -d[etails] ] [ -r[aw] ] OBJECT

Command Line Options:

Show summary of options.
genl -h ...
Show version of program.
genl -V ...
Show object statistics.
genl -s ...
Show object details.
genl -d ...
Dump raw output only.
genl -r ...