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NVME-NVM-ID-CTRL(1) NVMe Manual NVME-NVM-ID-CTRL(1)

NAME

nvme-nvm-id-ctrl - Send NVMe Identify Controller, return NVM command set structure

SYNOPSIS

nvme nvm-id-ctrl <device> [-o <fmt> | --output-format=<fmt>]

DESCRIPTION

For the NVMe device given, sends the NVM command set’s identify controller command and provides the result and returned structure.

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

On success, the data structure returned by the device will be decoded and displayed in one of several ways.

OPTIONS

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

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

EXAMPLES

•Has the program interpret the returned buffer and display the known fields in a human readable format:

# nvme nvm-id-ctrl /dev/nvme0

•Show the output in json format

# nvme nvm-id-ctrl /dev/nvme0 -o json

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Part of nvme-cli

02/18/2021 NVMe