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authorLv Zheng <lv.zheng@intel.com>2014-04-04 04:40:09 (GMT)
committerRafael J. Wysocki <rafael.j.wysocki@intel.com>2014-04-20 20:59:40 (GMT)
commit6c870213d6f3a25981c10728f46294a3bed1703f (patch)
treef67a0d4cc75ea7e71543c4fe9a3e252a21ac6bd8 /tools/power
parentbf5afef9922624d0bb43375dabca639652e3aeec (diff)
ACPICA: acpidump: Update man page.
This patch updates man file of acpidump. Signed-off-by: Lv Zheng <lv.zheng@intel.com> [rjw: Subject] Signed-off-by: Rafael J. Wysocki <rafael.j.wysocki@intel.com>
Diffstat (limited to 'tools/power')
-rw-r--r--tools/power/acpi/man/acpidump.885
1 files changed, 73 insertions, 12 deletions
diff --git a/tools/power/acpi/man/acpidump.8 b/tools/power/acpi/man/acpidump.8
index adfa991..38f095d 100644
--- a/tools/power/acpi/man/acpidump.8
+++ b/tools/power/acpi/man/acpidump.8
@@ -1,18 +1,64 @@
.TH ACPIDUMP 8
.SH NAME
-acpidump \- Dump system's ACPI tables to an ASCII file.
+acpidump \- dump a system's ACPI tables to an ASCII file
+
.SH SYNOPSIS
-.ft B
-.B acpidump > acpidump.out
+.B acpidump
+.RI [ options ]
+.br
+
.SH DESCRIPTION
-\fBacpidump \fP dumps the systems ACPI tables to an ASCII file
-appropriate for attaching to a bug report.
+.B acpidump
+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
+
+.SH OPTIONS
+acpidump options are as follow:
+.TP
+.B Options
+.TP
+.B \-b
+Dump tables to binary files
+.TP
+.B \-c
+Dump customized tables
+.TP
+.B \-h \-?
+This help message
+.TP
+.B \-o <File>
+Redirect output to file
+.TP
+.B \-r <Address>
+Dump tables from specified RSDP
+.TP
+.B \-s
+Print table summaries only
+.TP
+.B \-v
+Display version information
+.TP
+.B \-z
+Verbose mode
+.TP
+.B Table Options
+.TP
+.B \-a <Address>
+Get table via a physical address
+.TP
+.B \-f <BinaryFile>
+Get table via a binary file
+.TP
+.B \-n <Signature>
+Get table via a name/signature
+.TP
+Invocation without parameters dumps all available tables
+.TP
+Multiple mixed instances of -a, -f, and -n are supported
+
+.SH EXAMPLES
.nf
# acpidump > acpidump.out
@@ -50,10 +96,25 @@ ACPICA: https://acpica.org/
.ta
.nf
/dev/mem
+/sys/firmware/acpi/tables/*
/sys/firmware/acpi/tables/dynamic/*
+/sys/firmware/efi/systab
.fi
-.PP
.SH AUTHOR
-.nf
-Written by Len Brown <len.brown@intel.com>
+.TP
+Original by:
+ Len Brown <len.brown@intel.com>
+.TP
+Written by:
+ Chao Guan <chao.guan@intel.com>
+.TP
+Updated by:
+ Bob Moore <robert.moore@intel.com>
+ Lv Zheng <lv.zheng@intel.com>
+
+.SH SEE ALSO
+\&\fIacpixtract\fR\|(8), \fIiasl\fR\|(8).
+
+.SH COPYRIGHT
+COPYRIGHT (c) 2013, Intel Corporation.

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