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nvme-wdc-vs-fw-activate-history - Man Page

Execute NVMe WDC vs-fw-activate-history Vendor Unique Command, return result


nvme wdc vs-fw-activate-history <device> [--output-format=<normal|json> -o <normal|json>]


For the NVMe device given, read a Vendor Unique WDC log page that returns the firmware activation history.

The <device> parameter is mandatory and must be the NVMe character device (ex: /dev/nvme0).

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

On success it returns 0, error code otherwise.


-o <fmt>, --output-format=<fmt>

Set the reporting format to normal, or json. Only one output format can be used at a time. Default is normal.

Firmware Activate History Log Page Data Output Explanation

Entry NumberThe number of fw activate entry. The most recent 20 entries will be displayed.
Power on HourThe time since the power on in hours:minutes:seconds.
Power Cycle CountThe power cycle count that the firmware activation occurred.
Current FirmwareThe firmware level currently running on the SSD before the activation took place.
New FirmwareThe new firmware level running on the SSD after the activation took place.
Slot NumberThe slot that the firmware is being activated from.
Commit Action TypeThe commit action type associated with the firmware activation event
ResultThe result of the firmware activation event. The output shall be in the format: Pass or Failed + error code



Part of the nvme-user suite.

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06/03/2024 NVMe Manual