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ACPIDUMP

Section: Maintenance Commands (8)
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NAME

acpidump - dump a system's ACPI tables to an ASCII file

 

SYNOPSIS

acpidump[options]

 

DESCRIPTION

acpidumpdumps the systems ACPI tables to an ASCII file appropriate forattaching to a bug report.

Subsequently, they can be processed by utilities in the ACPICA package.

 

OPTIONS

acpidump options are as follow:
Options
-b
Dump tables to binary files
-h -?
This help message
-o <File>
Redirect output to file
-r <Address>
Dump tables from specified RSDP
-s
Print table summaries only
-v
Display version information
-z
Verbose mode
Table Options
-a <Address>
Get table via a physical address
-c <on|off>
Turning on/off customized table dumping
-f <BinaryFile>
Get table via a binary file
-n <Signature>
Get table via a name/signature
-x
Do not use but dump XSDT
-x -x
Do not use or dump XSDT
Invocation without parameters dumps all available tables.
Multiple mixed instances of -a, -f, and -n are supported.

 

EXAMPLES

# acpidump > acpidump.out$ acpixtract -a acpidump.out        Acpi table [DSDT] -  15974 bytes written to DSDT.dat        Acpi table [FACS] -     64 bytes written to FACS.dat        Acpi table [FACP] -    116 bytes written to FACP.dat        Acpi table [APIC] -    120 bytes written to APIC.dat        Acpi table [MCFG] -     60 bytes written to MCFG.dat        Acpi table [SSDT] -    444 bytes written to SSDT1.dat        Acpi table [SSDT] -    439 bytes written to SSDT2.dat        Acpi table [SSDT] -    439 bytes written to SSDT3.dat        Acpi table [SSDT] -    439 bytes written to SSDT4.dat        Acpi table [SSDT] -    439 bytes written to SSDT5.dat        Acpi table [RSDT] -     76 bytes written to RSDT.dat        Acpi table [RSDP] -     20 bytes written to RSDP.dat$ iasl -d *.dat
creates *.dsl, a human readable form which can be editedand compiled using iasl.

 

NOTES

acpidump must be run as root.

 

REFERENCES

ACPICA: https://acpica.org/

 

FILES

/dev/mem/sys/firmware/acpi/tables/*/sys/firmware/acpi/tables/dynamic/*/sys/firmware/efi/systab

 

AUTHOR

Original by:

 Len Brown <len.brownAATTintel.com>
Written by:

 Chao Guan <chao.guanAATTintel.com>
Updated by:

 Bob Moore <robert.mooreAATTintel.com>
 Lv Zheng <lv.zhengAATTintel.com>

 

SEE ALSO

acpixtract(8), iasl(8).

 

COPYRIGHT

COPYRIGHT (c) 2013, Intel Corporation.


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
EXAMPLES
NOTES
REFERENCES
FILES
AUTHOR
SEE ALSO
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