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

10/21/2016 NVMe NVMe Manual