nvme_mi_admin_format_nvm - Man Page

Format NVMe namespace

Synopsis

int nvme_mi_admin_format_nvm (nvme_mi_ctrl_t ctrl , struct nvme_format_nvm_args *args );

Arguments

ctrl

Controller to send command to

args

Format NVM command arguments

Description

Perform a low-level format to set the LBA data & metadata size. May destroy data & metadata on the specified namespaces

Return

The nvme command status if a response was received (see enum nvme_status_field) or -1 with errno set otherwise.

Info

November 2022 libnvme API manual