ndctl

How To Install Ndctl On Debian, Ubuntu, Arch, Kali, CentOS And Fedora?

How To Install Ndctl On Debian, Ubuntu, Arch, Kali, CentOS And Fedora?

ndctl

Utility for managing Non-Volatile DIMMs.

Maintainer: Breno Leitao



Section: admin

Install ndctl

  • Debian apt-get install ndctl Click to copy
  • Ubuntu apt-get install ndctl Click to copy
  • Arch Linux pacman -S ndctl Click to copy
  • Kali Linux apt-get install ndctl Click to copy
  • CentOS yum install ndctl Click to copy
  • Fedora dnf install ndctl Click to copy

Utility for managing Non-Volatile DIMMs.

How to use ndctl?

Below are few example commands for ndctl that you can use in the terminal.

Create an 'fsdax' mode namespace:
ndctl create-namespace --mode=fsdaxClick to copy
Change the mode of a namespace to 'raw':
ndctl create-namespace --reconfigure=namespaceX.Y --mode=rawClick to copy
Check a sector mode namespace for consistency, and repair if needed:
ndctl check-namespace --repair namespaceX.YClick to copy
List all namespaces, regions, and buses (including disabled ones):
ndctl list --namespaces --regions --buses --idleClick to copy
List a specific namespace and include lots of additional information:
ndctl list -vvv --namespace=namespaceX.YClick to copy
Run a monitor to watch for SMART health events for NVDIMMs on the 'ACPI.NFIT' bus:
ndctl monitor --bus=ACPI.NFITClick to copy
Remove a namespace (when applicable) or reset it to an initial state:
ndctl destroy-namespace --force namespaceX.YClick to copy
Install the latest version of ndctl in Debian, Ubuntu, Arch, Kali, CentOS and Fedora from terminal. To install the ndctl just copy the above command for your OS and run into terminal. After you run the command it will grab the latest version of ndctl from the respository and install it in your computer/server.