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NAME

iasl – Intel ACPI compiler/decompiler

CONTENTS

SYNOPSIS


iasl [-2cefghl] [-b type] [-d file] [-dc file] [-hc] [-hr] [-i type] [-ln] [-ls] [-oa] [-of] [-oi] [-on] [-ot] [-p prefix] [-s type] [-t type] [-vi] [-vo] [-vr] [-vs] [-x level] [-w level] input-file

DESCRIPTION

The iasl utility is a compiler/decompiler for ACPI Source Language (ASL) and ACPI Machine Language (AML). Major features of iasl include:

OPTIONS

-2
  Emit ACPI 2.0 compatible ASL code.
-b -Sm p | t | b Sm
  Create compiler debug/trace file ( *.txt). Types: Parse/Tree/Both.
-c
  Parse only, no output generation.
-d file
  Disassemble AML to ASL source code file ( *.dsl).
-dc file
  Disassemble AML and immediately compile it. (Obtain DSDT from current system if no input file.)
-e
  Generate External() statements for unresolved symbols.
-f
  Ignore errors, force creation of AML output file(s).
-g
  Get ACPI tables and write to files ( *.dat).
-h
  Additional help and compiler debug options.
-hc
  Display operators allowed in constant expressions.
-hr
  Display ACPI reserved method names.
-i -Sm a | c Sm
  Create assembler or C include file ( *.inc or *.h).
-l
  Create mixed listing file (ASL source and AML) ( *.lst).
-ln
  Create namespace file ( *.nsp).
-ls
  Create combined source file (expanded includes) ( *.src).
-oa
  Disable all optimizations (compatibility mode).
-of
  Disable constant folding.
-oi
  Disable integer optimization to Zero/One/Ones.
-on
  Disable named reference string optimization.
-ot
  Display compile times.
-p prefix
  Specify filename prefix for all output files (including .aml).
-s -Sm a | c Sm
  Create AML in assembler or C source file ( *.asm or *.c).
-t a|c
  Create AML in assembler or C hex table ( *.hex).
-vi
  Less verbose errors and warnings for use with IDEs.
-vo
  Enable optimization comments.
-vr
  Disable remarks.
-vs
  Disable signon.
-x level
  Set debug level for trace output.
-w level
  Set warning level.

SEE ALSO

acpi(4), acpidump(8)

HISTORY

The iasl utility is provided with Intel ACPI-CA. It first appeared in FreeBSD 5.2 .

AUTHORS

The iasl utility was written by Intel. This manual page was written by Nate Lawson.

IASL (8) May 20, 2008

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