nvme-zns-open-zone - Opens one or all zones

nvme zns open-zone <device> [--namespace-id=<NUM> | -n <NUM>]

[--start-lba=<LBA> | -s <LBA>]
[--zrwaa | -r]
[--select-all | -a]
[--timeout=<timeout> | -t <timeout>]

For the NVMe device given, issues the Zone Management Send command with the "Open Zone" action. This will transition the zone to the opened state.

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

-n <NUM>, --namespace-id=<NUM>

Use the provided namespace id for the command. If not provided, the namespace id of the block device will be used. If the command is issued to a non-block device, the parameter is required.

-s <lba>, --start-lba=<lba>

The starting LBA of the zone to open.

-r, --zrwaa

Allocate Zone Random Write Area to zone

-a, --select-all

Select all zones for this action

-t <timeout>, --timeout=<timeout>

Override default timeout value. In milliseconds.

•Open the first zone on namespace 1:
# nvme zns open-zone /dev/nvme0 -n 1 -s 0

Part of nvme-cli

08/23/2022 NVMe