nvme-wdc-purge-monitor - Send NVMe WDC Purge-Monitor Vendor Unique Command, return result

nvme wdc purge-monitor <device>

For the NVMe device given, send a Vendor Unique WDC Purge-Monitor command and provide the status of the purge command.

Expected status and description :-

Status Code Description
0x00 Purge State Idle.
0x01 Purge State Done.
0x02 Purge State Busy.
0x03 Purge State Error : Purge operation resulted in error, power cycle required.
0x04 Purge State Error : Purge operation interrupted by power cycle or reset.

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

This will only work on WDC devices supporting this feature. Results for any other device are undefined.

On success it returns 0, error code otherwise.

No options yet.

•Has the program issue WDC Purge-Monitor Vendor Unique Command :
# nvme wdc purge-monitor /dev/nvme0

Part of the nvme-user suite.

08/23/2022 NVMe