Opened 5 years ago

Closed 5 years ago

#1271 closed enhancement (invalid)

Windows 2012 R2 NVMe support (stornvme.sys)

Reported by: Jeremy Burror Owned by:
Priority: major Milestone:
Component: all Version: 7.0
Keywords: nvme windows Cc:

Description (last modified by Christian Franke)

Is here anyway to get smartmontools to work on Windows 2012 R2 with nvme drive? This is what I'm seeing on the system.

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.3.9600]
(c) 2013 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\Windows\system32>smartctl --scan
/dev/sda -d nvme # /dev/sda, NVMe device
/dev/sdb -d nvme # /dev/sdb, NVMe device
/dev/sdc -d nvme # /dev/sdc, NVMe device
/dev/sdd -d nvme # /dev/sdd, NVMe device
/dev/sde -d nvme # /dev/sde, NVMe device
/dev/sdf -d scsi # /dev/sdf, SCSI device
/dev/csmi6,3 -d ata # /dev/csmi6,3, ATA device

C:\Windows\system32>smartctl -i /dev/sda
smartctl 7.0 2018-12-30 r4883 [x86_64-w64-mingw32-2012r2] (sf-7.0-1)
Copyright (C) 2002-18, Bruce Allen, Christian Franke,

Read NVMe Identify Controller failed: IOCTL_STORAGE_QUERY_PROPERTY(NVMe) failed, Error=1


Change History (3)

comment:1 by Christian Franke, 5 years ago

Description: modified (diff)

comment:2 by Christian Franke, 5 years ago

Component: smartctlall
Keywords: nvme windows added; Windows 2012 Nvme removed
Milestone: Release 7.1
Priority: criticalmajor
Summary: Windows 2012 R2 supportWindows 2012 R2 NVMe support (stornvme.sys)
Type: patchenhancement

comment:3 by Christian Franke, 5 years ago

Resolution: invalid
Status: newclosed

The Microsoft NVMe driver (stornvme.sys) from Win2012 R2 does not provide NVMe pass-through support.

See NVMe wiki page for further info.

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