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man pages section 4: Device and Network Interfaces

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Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
 

nvme (4D)

Name

nvme - NVMExpress host bus adapter driver for 1.0e spec

Description

The nvme host bus adapter driver is a Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) compliant nexus driver that supports controllers that conform to NVMe specifications.

The nvme driver supports the standard functions provided by the NVMe interface, presenting each namespace as a block device.

A namespace is a collection of logical blocks that range from 0 to the capacity of the namespace -1. Each NVM Express controller is comprised of some number of namespaces.

Driver Configuration

The nvme.conf file does not contain user editable parameters.

Files

/kernel/drv/sparcv9/nvme

64-bit SPARC ELF kernel module

/kernel/drv/amd64/nvme

64-bit x86 ELF kernel module

/kernel/drv/nvme.conf

Optional configuration file

Attributes

See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:

ATTRIBUTE TYPE
ATTRIBUTE VALUE
Architecture
SPARC, x86
Availability
driver/storage/nvme

See Also

blkdev(4D), driver.conf(5), pci(5), attributes(7), nvmeadm(8), prtconf(8)