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Manual Pages  — ACPI_WMI

NAME

acpi_wmi – ACPI to WMI mapping driver

CONTENTS

SYNOPSIS

To compile this driver into the kernel, place the following line in your kernel configuration file: device acpi_wmi

Alternatively, to load the driver as a module at boot time, place the following line in loader.conf(5):

acpi_wmi_load="YES"

DESCRIPTION

The acpi_wmi driver provides an interface for vendor specific WMI implementations (e.g. HP and Acer laptops). It creates /dev/wmistat%d, which can be read to get information about GUIDs found in the system.

FILES

/dev/wmistat%d
  WMI status device.

EXAMPLES

# cat /dev/wmistat0
GUID                                  INST EXPE METH STR EVENT OID
{5FB7F034-2C63-45E9-BE91-3D44E2C707E4}   1 NO   WMAA NO  NO    AA
{95F24279-4D7B-4334-9387-ACCDC67EF61C}   1 NO   NO   NO  0x80+ -
{2B814318-4BE8-4707-9D84-A190A859B5D0}   1 NO   NO   NO  0xA0  -
{05901221-D566-11D1-B2F0-00A0C9062910}   1 NO   NO   NO  NO    AB
{1F4C91EB-DC5C-460B-951D-C7CB9B4B8D5E}   1 NO   WMBA NO  NO    BA
{2D114B49-2DFB-4130-B8FE-4A3C09E75133}  57 NO   NO   NO  NO    BC
{988D08E3-68F4-4C35-AF3E-6A1B8106F83C}  20 NO   NO   NO  NO    BD
{14EA9746-CE1F-4098-A0E0-7045CB4DA745}   1 NO   NO   NO  NO    BE
{322F2028-0F84-4901-988E-015176049E2D}   2 NO   NO   NO  NO    BF
{8232DE3D-663D-4327-A8F4-E293ADB9BF05}   0 NO   NO   NO  NO    BG
{8F1F6436-9F42-42C8-BADC-0E9424F20C9A}   0 NO   NO   NO  NO    BH
{8F1F6435-9F42-42C8-BADC-0E9424F20C9A}   0 NO   NO   NO  NO    BI

SEE ALSO

acpi(4)

HISTORY

The acpi_wmi device driver first appeared in FreeBSD 8.0 .

AUTHORS

The acpi_wmi driver was written by Michael Gmelin <Mt freebsd@grem.de>.

Work has been inspired by the Linux acpi-wmi driver written by Carlos Corbacho.

See http://www.microsoft.com/whdc/system/pnppwr/wmi/wmi-acpi.mspx for the specification of ACPI-WMI.

This manual page was written by Michael Gmelin <Mt freebsd@grem.de>.


ACPI_WMI (4) November 22, 2011

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