Re: How to secure erase PCI-E NVME SSD connected via USB3?

From: Ming Lei
Date: Tue Jul 31 2018 - 07:07:45 EST

On Sun, Jul 29, 2018 at 5:09 PM, Jeff Chua <jeff.chua.linux@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I'm testing the USB3-to-PCI-E NVME SSD. It's works using uas module,
> recognized it as /dev/sda.
> Since it's an USB device, the nvme-cli tools won't work, nor does
> hdparm, as it's a NVME SSD.
> So, how to secure-erase the NVME SSD connected via the JMS583 chip?

You may try 'blkdiscard --secure' and see if you are luck.

Ming Lei