nvme-lnvm-factory man page

nvme-lnvm-factory — Factory reset a LightNVM device

Synopsis

nvme lnvm-factory [--device-name=<DEVICE> | -d <DEVICE>]
                        [--erase-only-marked | -e]
                        [--clear-host-side-blks | -s]
                        [--clear-bb-blks | -b]

Description

Instantiate a target on top of a LightNVM enabled device. This exposes the physical for the user to use.

Options

--device-name=<DEVICE>, -d <DEVICE>

Device name to factory initialize

--erase-only-marked, -e

Erases only blocks that are marked in the bad block list

--clear-host-side-blks, -s

Remove host-side bad block marks. This clear the media manager registration

--clear-bb-blks, -b

Removes the grown bad block marks. Allowing them to be rediscovered.

Examples

· Factory reset of device nvme0n1

# nvme lnvm-factory -d nvme0n1

· Complete factory reset of device nvme0n1

# nvme lnvm-factory -d nvme0n1 -s -b

Nvme

Part of the nvme-user suite

Info

06/28/2017 NVMe Manual