ACPICA Documentation

The current release of ACPICA is version 20140325 .
See the changes.txt file for changes in this version.

ACPICA Documents

ACPI Component Architecture User Guide and Programmer Reference (PDF 1.8MB)
ACPI Component Architecture User Guide and Programmer Reference (DOC 1.4MB)

This document describes the overall ACPICA architecture, design details, the ACPICA external interfaces, how to integrate ACPICA into a host OS, and how to write an OS Services Layer. It is suitable for all users of ACPICA and systems programmers integrating ACPICA into a host operating system.

Last update: March 25, 2014.

iASL: ACPI Source Language Optimizing Compiler/Disassembler User Guide (PDF 514KB)
iASL: ACPI Source Language Optimizing Compiler/Disassembler User Guide (DOC 246KB)

This document describes the features, usage, and command-line options of the iASL Optimizing Compiler and AML Disassembler.

Last update: February 14, 2014

ACPICA Change Log (TXT 574KB)

Log for all ACPICA versions since June 2000.