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ES3000 V3 NVMe PCIe SSD User Guide 20

This document provides the product information about the Huawei ES3000 V3 PCIe SSD (ES3000 V3 for short) and describes how to install, configure, operate, and maintain the ES3000 V3.
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Formatting a Logical Disk

Formatting a Logical Disk


Perform quick formatting of a logical disk. Logical disks support only quick formatting. Secure formatting is not allowed.


hioadm format -d diskname


Parameter Description Value
diskname Name of a logical disk. Example: nvme0n1

Usage Guidelines

  • Before running this command, stop all I/O services of the logical disk and perform the following:
    • For Linux, unmount the logical disk. Stop all the processes on the logical disk, and run the fuser command to check that these processes are all stopped. The following information indicates that a process is using the logical disk. Stop the process.
      [root@localhost tool]# fuser /dev/nvme0n1
      /dev/nvme0n1:        14789
    • For ESXi, delete all partitions of the logical disk.
    • For Windows, make the logical disk offline, as shown in Figure 6-1.
      Figure 6-1  Making a logical disk offline

  • Do not read or write data when running this command. Otherwise, I/O errors may occur.


# Perform quick formatting of the logical disk nvme0n1.

[root@localhost tool]# hioadm format -d nvme0n1

WARNING! The format operation will clear all data. 
WARNING! You have selected the format operation.
Proceed with the format? (Y|N): y 
Formatting.... OK
The format operate successed. 
The current LBA Format type : <0> lba=512  metadata=0
Updated: 2019-03-12

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