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Installing NDCTL and DAXCTL Packages on Linux

The ndctl and daxctl utilities are available in many Linux distribution package repositories. This approach is the easiest to use and maintain, compared with installing ndctl from source code. The daxctl utility is bundled with the ndctl packages.
Fedora
RHEL & CentOS
SLES & OpenSUSE
Ubuntu
Debian
1) Query the repository to confirm if the ndctl and daxctl packages are available:
Fedora 21 or earlier
yum search ndctl
yum search daxctl
Fedora 22 or later
dnf search ndctl
dnf search ndctl
2) Install the ndctl and daxctl packages
Fedora 21 or earlier
yum install ndctl daxctl
Fedora 22 or later
dnf install ndctl daxctl
The ndctl package is available on CentOS, RHEL, RHEL for SAP HANA 7.0 or later.
1) Query the repository to identify if the ndctl and daxctl packages are available:
yum search ndctl
yum search daxctl
- or -
dnf search ndctl
dnf search daxctl
2) Install the ndctl and daxctl packages
yum install ndctl daxctl
The ndctl and daxctl packages are available for OpenSUSE, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES), and SLES for SAP HANA v12.4 or later.
1) Query the repository to identify if ndctl and daxctl are available:
sudo zypper search ndctl
sudo zypper search daxctl
2) Install the ndctl and daxctl packages
sudo zypper install ndctl daxctl
The ndctl and daxctl packages are available on Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish) or later.
1) Query the repository to identify if the ndctl and daxctl packages are available using either the aptitude, apt-cache, or apt utilities
apt search ndctl
apt search daxctl
- or -
aptitude search ndctl
aptitude search daxctl
- or -
apt-cache search ndctl
apt-cache search daxctl
2) Verify if the ndctl package is currently installed and check the version
apt list --installed ndctl
apt list --installed daxctl
3) Install the ndctl package or update an installed package
sudo apt install ndctl daxctl
The ndctl package is available on Debian 10 (Buster) or later. See https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/ndctl for up-to-date information.
1) Query available versions in configured repositories:
apt policy ndctl
apt policy daxctl
2) Query the repository to identify if ndctl and daxctl are available using either the aptitude, apt-cache,
or apt utilities
apt search ndctl
apt search daxctl
3) Verify if the ndctl and daxctl packages are currently installed and check the version
apt list --installed ndctl
apt list --installed daxctl
4) Install the ndctl and daxctl packages or update an installed package
sudo apt install ndctl daxctl