systemd is a system and service manager for Linux operating systems.

It’s purpose is to automate the initialization of processes without the need for user interaction.

The systemd service files are generated during the build process.

The base files can be found in data/systemd.

The default installation path is /lib/systemd/system/.

The following commands may be relevant in this regard:

sudo systemctl daemon-reload                 # make systemd aware of gige-daemon
sudo systemctl enable gige-daemon.service    # start on every boot
sudo systemctl start gige-daemon.service     # start the actual daemon
sudo systemctl status gige-daemon.service    # check if statemd say everything is ok