nvme-create-ns man page

nvme-create-ns — Send NVMe Namespace management command to create namespace, returns results.

Synopsis

nvme create-ns <device> [--nsze=<nsze> | -s <nsze>]
                        [--ncap=<ncap> | -c <ncap>]
                        [--flbas=<flbas> | -f <flbas>]
                        [--dps=<dps> | -d <dps>]
                        [--nmic=<nmic> | -m <nmic>]

Description

For the NVMe device given, sends a namespace management command to create the namespace with the requested settings. On success, the namespace identifier assigned by the controller is returned.

The <device> parameter is mandatory and may be either the NVMe character device (ex: /dev/nvme0), or a namespace block device (ex: /dev/nvme0n1).

Options

-s, --nsze
The namespace size.
-c, --ncap
The namespace capacity.
-f, --flbas
The namespace formatted logical block size setting.
-d, --dps
The data protection settings.
-m, --nmic
Namespace multipath and sharing capabilities.

Examples

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Referenced By

nvme(1).

10/21/2016 NVMe NVMe Manual