[nvmewin] OFA NVM Express Windows driver 1.5 version has been released - December 9, 2016

Robles, Raymond C raymond.c.robles at intel.com
Fri Dec 9 10:33:10 PST 2016


I am pleased to announce the 1.5 release of the open source OFA NVMe Windows driver. This release is the result of excellent collaboration and contribution within the NVMe and OFA communities.

The following major features have been added to this release:

  *   Namespace Management (Create, Delete, Attach, Detach)
  *   EOL Read Only Support
  *   Win 8.1 Timers
  *   Surprise Removal Support in IOCTL Path
  *   Disk Initialization Performance Optimization
  *   Storage Request Block Support
  *   StorPort Performance Options
  *   StorPort DPC Redirection
  *   Misc. Bug Fixes
  *   Security Send/Receive with Zero Data Length
  *   SNTI updates for SCSI to NVMe Translation

With the above feature and bug fix additions, the OFA reference driver now contains:

  *   Performance improvement & robustness
  *   NVMe Spec rev 1.2 feature compliance
  *   Support for MSFT Windows 10, 8.1, 7, Server 2012 R2, 2012 and 2008 R2
  *   Support for both 32 & 64-bit

Please refer to the readme.txt file for details.

The 1.5 release package may be downloaded from - https://svn.openfabrics.org/svnrepo/nvmewin/releases/revision_1.5

Thanks to HGST, Samsung, PMC-Sierra , Google, Intel, Ulink and all others who contributed to the successful 1.5 release.


Raymond C. Robles
NSG ISE Host Storage Software
Intel Corporation
Office: 480-554-2600
Mobile: 480-399-0645
raymond.c.robles at intel.com<mailto:raymond.c.robles at intel.com>

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