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acpibin \- ACPI binary AML file utility
.B acpibin
.RI [ <option> ... ]

This manual page briefly documents the
.B acpibin
command. The option list is taken from the acpibin interactive help.
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.B acpibin
is a command provided to perform some basic and common operations on
AML binary files.
Much more detailed documentation may be found at


.B \-c <file1> <file2>
Compare two binary AML files
.B \-d <in> <out>
Dump AML binary to text file
.B \-e <sig> <in> <out>
Extract binary AML table from acpidump file
.B \-h <file>
Display table header for binary AML file
.B \-s <file>
Update checksum for binary AML file
.B \-t
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).