nvme-wdc-drive-essentials - Man Page

Retrieve WDC device's drive essentials bin files and save to a tar file.

Synopsis

nvme wdc drive-essentials <device> [--dir-name=<DIRECTORY>, -d <DIRECTORY>]

Description

For the NVMe device given, captures the drive essential bin files and saves them into a tar file. The tar file will be in the following format: DRIVE_ESSENTIALS_<Serial Num>_<FW Revision>_<Date>_<Time>.tar.gz e.g. DRIVE_ESSENTIALS_A00FD8CA_1048_20170713_091731.tar.gz

The <device> parameter is mandatory; NVMe character device (ex: /dev/nvme0).

This will only work on WDC devices supporting this feature. Results for any other device are undefined.

Options

-d <DIRECTORY>, --dir-name=<DIRECTORY>

Output directory; defaults to current working directory.

Examples

Nvme

Part of the nvme-user suite.

Info

04/24/2020 NVMe Manual