when to use "/dev/nvme0ns1"
yuripv at yuripv.dev
Sun Dec 6 05:35:53 UTC 2020
Krishnamraju Eraparaju wrote:
> Hi All,
> I see there are two ways of accessing NVMe disk:
> 1)GEOM based: /dev/nvd0 or /dev/nda0
> When should one use " /dev/nvme0ns1"?
See nvmecontrol(8) for the commands that operate on namespace ids. And
while you could still use nvd/nda devices for those, specifying the
namespace explicitly could be helpful.
An excerpt from man page:
Where ⟨namespace-id⟩ is required, you can use either the nvmeXnsY
device, or the disk device such as ndaZ or nvdZ. The leading /dev/
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