Tutorial IntroductionΒΆ

This introduction will go through how to retrieve device information, construct physical addresses, issue vectorized IO, retrieve and mange media state, and introduce the virtual block abstraction.

It will be using the command-line interface (CLI), and provide notes for the corresponding parts of the C API. It is assumed throughout that an Open-Channel SSD available at the path /dev/nvme0n1 and that liblightnvm is installed on the system.

Important the tutorial is split between the Open-Channel 1.2 and the Open-Channel 2.0 specification.