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Linux Kernel Features

This collection of articles describes Linux® kernel features supporting zoned storage devices.

  • Kernel Configuration: Learn how to configure Linux kernel before compilation to enable zoned block device support.

  • User Interface: Learn about the user application programming interface provided by the kernel to manipulate zoned block devices.

  • Write Command Ordering: Learn how the kernel handles sequential writes to zones to ensure correct operation of zoned block devies.

  • Zoned Block Device Partitions: Learn more about the kernel support for partition tables on zoned block devices.

  • Device Mapper: Learn how to use the device mapper infrastructure and setup device mapper targets with zoned block devices.

  • File Systems: Learn about Linux file systems support for zoned block devices.