ipmctl delete -dimm command will securely erase the persistent data on one or more persistent memory devices. When executing the command, the following error is returned:
# ipmctl delete -dimm Erasing DIMM 0x0001. Do you want to continue? [y/n] y Erase failed: Error (290) - Unsupported
This command is subject to Operating System Vendor (OSV) support. It will return “Not Supported” or “Unsupported” if the security feature is not implemented.
More details can be found in the ipmctl-erase-device-data(1) man page.
The secure erase operation can be initiated using the following methods, subject to vendor implementation:
ndctl sanitizeon Linux using Kernel 5.0.0 or later with ndctl v64 or later.
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