ipmctl create -goalcommand has many options. A complete list of options can be shown by executing
ipmctl create -help, or reading the
ipmctl(1)man page. Once a goal is created, it does not take effect until the system is rebooted. After a reboot, the BIOS configures the requested goal and clears the goal.
-dimm [(DimmIDs)]: Creates a memory allocation goal on specific persistent memory modules by optionally supplying one or more comma-separated DimmIDs. The default is to configure all manageable modules on all sockets.
-socket (SocketIds): Creates a memory allocation goal on specific modules by supplying one or more comma-separated SocketIds. The default is to configure all manageable modules on all sockets.
MemoryMode: Percentage of the total capacity to use in Memory Mode (0-100). Default=0.
PersistentMemoryType: If MemoryMode is not 100%, specify the type of persistent memory to create:
AppDirect: (default) Create App Direct capacity utilizing hardware interleaving across the requested modules.
AppDirectNotInterleaved: Create App Direct capacity that is not interleaved with any other modules.
NamespaceLabelVersion: The version of the namespace label storage area (LSA) index block:
1.2: (default) Defined in UEFI 2.7a - sections 13.19
1.1: Legacy 1.1 namespace label support
Reserved: Reserve a percentage (0-100) of the requested persistent memory App Direct capacity that will not be mapped into the system physical address space and will be presented as
ReservedCapacitywith Show Device and Show Memory Resources commands.