ACPICA Documentation

The current release of ACPICA is version 20150515 .
See the changes.txt file for changes in this version.

ACPICA Documents

ACPI Component Architecture User Guide and Programmer Reference (PDF 1.9MB)
ACPI Component Architecture User Guide and Programmer Reference (DOC 1.2MB)

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: May 15, 2015.

iASL: ACPI Source Language Optimizing Compiler/Disassembler User Guide (PDF 548KB)
iASL: ACPI Source Language Optimizing Compiler/Disassembler User Guide (DOC 270KB)

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

Last update: May 15, 2015

ACPICA Change Log (TXT 605KB)

Log for all ACPICA versions since June 2000.