Manual Reference Pages - NVD (4)
- NVM Express disk driver
To compile this driver into your kernel,
place the following lines in your kernel configuration file:
.Cd device nvme
.Cd device nvd
Or, to load the driver as a module at boot, place the following lines in
driver exposes NVM Express (NVMe) namespaces as disks to the kernel disk
It depends on the
driver for notification of existing NVMe namespaces and submission of NVM
Device nodes from the
driver will have the format /dev/nvdX and are
disks which can be partitioned by
Note that device nodes from the
driver are not
disks and cannot be partitioned.
driver defines a system-wide maximum delete size for NVMe devices. The
default is 1GB. To select a different value, set the following tunable in
hw.nvd.delete_max=<delete size in bytes>
driver first appeared in
driver was developed by Intel and originally written by
.An Jim Harris Aq jimharris@FreeBSD.org ,
with contributions from Joe Golio at EMC.
This man page was written by
.An Jim Harris Aq jimharris@FreeBSD.org .
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