acpibin man page

acpibin — ACPI binary AML file utility


acpibin [<option>...]


This manual page briefly documents the acpibin command. The option list is taken from the acpibin interactive help.

acpibin is a command provided to perform some basic and common operations on AML binary files.

Much more detailed documentation may be found at


-c <file1> <file2>

Compare two binary AML files

-d <in> <out>

Dump AML binary to text file

-e <sig> <in> <out>

Extract binary AML table from acpidump file

-h <file>

Display table header for binary AML file

-s <file>

Update checksum for binary AML file


Terse mode


acpibin was written by Robert Moore <>.

This manual page was written by Al Stone <> for the Fedora project (but may be used by others).


January 23, 2013