nvme-zns-open-zone - Man Page

Opens one or all zones


nvme zns open-zone <device> [--namespace-id=<NUM> | -n <NUM>]
                              [--start-lba=<LBA> | -s <LBA>]
                              [--zrwaa | -r]
                              [--select-all | -a]
                              [--timeout=<timeout> | -t <timeout>]


For the NVMe device given, issues the Zone Management Send command with the "Open Zone" action. This will transition the zone to the opened state.

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


-n <NUM>, --namespace-id=<NUM>

Use the provided namespace id for the command. If not provided, the namespace id of the block device will be used. If the command is issued to a non-block device, the parameter is required.

-s <lba>, --start-lba=<lba>

The starting LBA of the zone to open.

-r,  --zrwaa

Allocate Zone Random Write Area to zone

-a,  --select-all

Select all zones for this action

-t <timeout>, --timeout=<timeout>

Override default timeout value. In milliseconds.



Part of nvme-cli

Referenced By


08/17/2023 NVMe Manual