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authorLen Brown <len.brown@intel.com>2012-09-22 23:30:22 -0400
committerLen Brown <len.brown@intel.com>2012-09-22 23:32:08 -0400
commit0e7cc27935cda92c7a39a00791d0d4bbffeab117 (patch)
treeaf3b74a1ebb1ad348f544b7eaef3fbbbc8c1d361
parentd4bb1c90c850c5163f28b1c04d16c5d85aaaf815 (diff)
downloadlinux-stericsson-0e7cc27935cda92c7a39a00791d0d4bbffeab117.tar.gz
tools/power/acpi/acpidump: create acpidump(8), local make install targets
Signed-off-by: Len Brown <len.brown@intel.com>
-rw-r--r--tools/power/acpi/Makefile4
-rw-r--r--tools/power/acpi/acpidump.859
2 files changed, 63 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/tools/power/acpi/Makefile b/tools/power/acpi/Makefile
index dad79a69b679..6b9cf7a987c7 100644
--- a/tools/power/acpi/Makefile
+++ b/tools/power/acpi/Makefile
@@ -12,3 +12,7 @@ CLEANFILES= $(PROG)
clean :
rm -f $(CLEANFILES) $(patsubst %.c,%.o, $(SRCS)) *~
+install :
+ install acpidump /usr/bin/acpidump
+ install acpidump.8 /usr/share/man/man8
+
diff --git a/tools/power/acpi/acpidump.8 b/tools/power/acpi/acpidump.8
new file mode 100644
index 000000000000..adfa99166e5e
--- /dev/null
+++ b/tools/power/acpi/acpidump.8
@@ -0,0 +1,59 @@
+.TH ACPIDUMP 8
+.SH NAME
+acpidump \- Dump system's ACPI tables to an ASCII file.
+.SH SYNOPSIS
+.ft B
+.B acpidump > acpidump.out
+.SH DESCRIPTION
+\fBacpidump \fP dumps the systems ACPI tables to an ASCII file
+appropriate for attaching to a bug report.
+
+Subsequently, they can be processed by utilities in the ACPICA package.
+.SS Options
+no options worth worrying about.
+.PP
+.SH EXAMPLE
+
+.nf
+# acpidump > acpidump.out
+
+$ 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
+...
+.fi
+creates *.dsl, a human readable form which can be edited
+and compiled using iasl.
+
+
+.SH NOTES
+
+.B "acpidump "
+must be run as root.
+
+.SH REFERENCES
+ACPICA: https://acpica.org/
+
+.SH FILES
+.ta
+.nf
+/dev/mem
+/sys/firmware/acpi/tables/dynamic/*
+.fi
+
+.PP
+.SH AUTHOR
+.nf
+Written by Len Brown <len.brown@intel.com>