First parameter, NAME, should be all caps Second parameter, SECTION, should be 1-8, maybe w/ subsection other parameters are allowed: see man(7), man(1)
NAMEacpihelp - ACPI help utility
SYNOPSISacpihelp <option>... [<name-prefix>|<hex-value>]
DESCRIPTIONThis manual page briefly documents the acpihelp command. The option list is taken from the acpihelp interactive help.
acpihelp provides descriptive text for AML and ASL keywords, methods, and opcodes.
Much more detailed documentation may be found at www.acpica.org/documentation
If neither a <name-prefix> or a <hex-value> is provided, acpihelp will do the logical equivalent of a "display all."
A default search (that is, a search with no options) and a <name-prefix>
can mean two different things: (1) if <name-prefix> does not start with
an underscore, find ASL operator names, or (2) if <name-prefix> does start
with an underscore, find ASL predefined method names.
ACPI Names and Symbols
- -k [<name-prefix>]
- Find/Display ASL non-operator keyword(s)
- -m [<name-prefix>]
- Find/Display AML opcode name(s)
- -p [<name-prefix>]
- Find/Display ASL predefined method name(s)
- -s [<name-prefix>]
Find/Display ASL operator name(s)
- -e [<hex-value>]
- Decode ACPICA exception code
- Display known ACPI Device IDs (_HID)
- -i [<hex-value>]
Decode hex AML opcode
AUTHORacpihelp was written by Robert Moore <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
This manual page was written by Al Stone <email@example.com> for the Fedora project (but may be used by others).