Documentation for ndctl and daxctl


ndctl-update-firmware - provides for updating the firmware on an NVDIMM


ndctl update-firmware <dimm> [<options>]


Provide a generic interface for updating NVDIMM firmware. The use of this depends on support from the underlying libndctl, kernel, as well as the platform itself.


A ‘nmemX’ device name, or a dimm id number. The keyword ‘all’ can be specified to carry out the operation on every dimm in the system, optionally filtered by bus id (see –bus= option).

-b; --bus=
Enforce that the operation only be carried on devices that are attached to the given bus. Where bus can be a provider name or a bus id number.

-f; --firmware
firmware file used to perform the update

-v; --verbose
Emit debug messages for the namespace check process.


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