Links to ACPI-related Documents

The Advanced Configuration and Power Interface (ACPI) specification was developed to establish industry common interfaces enabling robust operating system (OS) directed motherboard device configuration and power management of both devices and entire systems. ACPI is the key element in OS-directed configuration and Power Management (OSPM).

The ACPI specification contains some external references links from other websites that could change on occasion. To help manage the external reference links in the specifications, a master list has been created below. If a link changes, the updated link will be provided in the list below. This change will take place in lieu of creating a new version of the ACPI specification to fix dead links. 

 

TITLESIGNATURELINKVERIFY DATE 
_DSD (Device Specific Data) Implementation GuideDSDhttps://github.com/UEFI/DSD-Guide05/24/2021 
_STA Override TableSTAOhttps://wiki.xenproject.org/images/0/02/Status-override-table.pdf4/20/2017 
ACPI Component Architecture Implementation (Generic OSPM source code) http://www.acpica.org4/20/2017 
ACPI Component Architecture (ACPICA) - User Guide and Programmer Reference (PDF and DOC) https://www.acpica.org/documentation4/20/2017 
Advanced Power Management http://download.microsoft.com/download/1/6/1/161ba512-40e2-4cc9-843a-923143f3456c/APMV12.rtf4/20/2017 
ARM Architecture https://developer.arm.com/architectures4/20/2017 
Arm Base System Architecture (BSA) SpecificationBSAhttps://developer.arm.com/documentation/den0094/latest05/24/2021 
Arm Error Source TableAESThttps://developer.arm.com/documentation/den0085/latest/05/24/2021 
ARM FFH Specification https://developer.arm.com/documentation/den0048/latest4/20/2017 
Arm Generic Diagnostic Dump and Reset InterfaceAGDIhttps://developer.arm.com/documentation/den0093/latest08/15/2022 
Arm Performance Monitoring Unit TableAPMThttps://developer.arm.com/documentation/den0117/latest05/17/2022 
ARM Power State Coordination Interface (PSCI) Specification https://developer.arm.com/architectures/system-architectures/software-standards/psci4/20/2017 
BIOS Data ACPI TableBDAThttps://uefi.org/sites/default/files/resources/BDAT_Spec_v4_0_9%20%282%29.pdf12/3/2020 
Coherent Device Attribute TableCDAThttps://uefi.org/sites/default/files/resources/Coherent%20Device%20Attribute%20Table_1.04%20published_0.pdf11/15/2023 
Core System Resources TableCSRThttps://uefi.org/sites/default/files/resources/CSRT%20v2.pdf4/20/2017 
CXL Early Discovery TableCEDThttps://www.computeexpresslink.org/download-the-specification4/29/2020 
CXL Specifications and ECNsCXLhttps://www.computeexpresslink.org/download-the-specification4/29/2020 
Debug Port TableDBGPhttp://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/hardware/dn639130(v=vs.85).aspx4/20/2017 
Debug Port Table 2DBG2https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-hardware/drivers/bringup/acpi-debug-port-table4/20/2017 
DMA Remapping Table: "Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O"DMARhttps://software.intel.com/content/dam/develop/external/us/en/documents-tps/vt-directed-io-spec.pdf4/20/2017 
iASL: ACPI Source Language Optimizing Compiler and Disassembler- User Guide (PDF and DOC) https://www.acpica.org/documentation4/20/2017 
IA-PC High Precision Event Timer TableHPEThttp://www.intel.com/content/dam/www/public/us/en/documents/technical-specifications/software-developers-hpet-spec-1-0a.pdf4/20/2017 
INTEL Architecture Specifications http://developer.intel.com4/20/2017 
INTEL Low Power S0 IdleLPIThttps://uefi.org/sites/default/files/resources/Intel_ACPI_Low_Power_S0_Idle.pdf6/16/2017 
Intel Management Mode Firmware Runtime Update_OS Interface https://uefi.org/sites/default/files/resources/Intel_MM_OS_Interface_Spec_Rev100.pdf4/20/2017 
Intel TXT DMA Protection Ranges https://uefi.org/sites/default/files/resources/633933_Intel_TXT_DMA_Protection_Ranges_rev_0p73.pdf4/27/2021 
Intel Trusted Domain Extensions Guest-Host Communication Interface (GHCI) for Intel Trust Domain Extensions (Intel TDX)TDXhttps://software.intel.com/content/dam/develop/external/us/en/documents/intel-tdx-guest-hypervisor-communication-interface.pdf4/29/2020 
I/O Remapping TableIORThttps://developer.arm.com/documentation/den0049/latest4/20/2017 
I/O Virtualization Reporting Structure: "C"IVRShttps://www.amd.com/en/support/tech-docs/amd-io-virtualization-technology-iommu-specification4/20/2017 
iSCSI Boot Firmware TableIBFThttps://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-hardware/drivers/bringup/acpi-system-description-tables#iscsi-boot-firmware-table-ibft4/20/2017 
Legacy PNP Guidelines http://download.microsoft.com/download/5/7/7/577a5684-8a83-43ae-9272-ff260a9c20e2/pnp_legacy.doc4/20/2017 
Management Controller Host Interface Table: "Management Component Transport Protocol (MCTP) Host Interface Specification"MCHIhttp://www.dmtf.org/standards/published_documents/DSP0256_1.0.0.pdf4/20/2017 
Memory System Resource Partitioning and Monitoring (MPAM) for A-profile ArchitectureMPAMhttps://developer.arm.com/documentation/den0065/latest05/24/2021 
Microsoft Software Licensing TablesMSDM, SLIChttp://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkId=2348344/20/2017 
Multiprocessor Startup for ARM Platforms https://acpica.org/sites/acpica/files/MP Startup for ARM platforms.docx4/20/2017 
NVM Express Boot SpecificationNBFThttps://nvmexpress.org/developers/nvme-boot-specification/ [nvmexpress.org]05/24/2021 
PCI Code and ID Assignment Specification https://pcisig.com/pci-code-and-id-assignment-specification-agreement5/14/2020 
PCI SIGMCFGhttp://www.pcisig.com/home4/20/2017 
Platform Runtime MechanismPRMThttps://uefi.org/sites/default/files/resources/PRM_Platform_Runtime_Mechanism_1_1_release_candidate.pdf02/13/2023 
Plug and Play BIOS Specification https://web.archive.org/web/20160423133722/http:/download.intel.com/support/motherboards/desktop/sb/pnpbiosspecificationv10a.pdf4/20/2017 
SATA Specification http://www.t13.org/Standards/Default.aspx?DocumentType=3&DocumentStage=24/20/2017 
SDEI (Software Delegated Exception)SDEIhttps://developer.arm.com/documentation/den0054/latest8/3/2017 
Serial Port Console Redirection TableSPCRhttps://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-hardware/drivers/serports/serial-port-console-redirection-table4/20/2017 
Server Platform Management Interface TableSPMIhttps://www.intel.com/content/dam/www/public/us/en/documents/product-briefs/ipmi-second-gen-interface-spec-v2-rev1-1.pdf4/20/2017 
Smart Battery System Components and SMBus Specification http://smbus.org/specs/4/20/2017 
Storage-Volume-Key Data in the Intel® TDX Guest-Hypervisor Communication Interface Specification (v1.5, section 4.4)SVKLhttps://software.intel.com/content/www/us/en/develop/articles/intel-trust-domain-extensions.html4/15/2022 
Trusted Platform Module 2 TableTPM2https://trustedcomputinggroup.org/tcg-acpi-specification/4/20/2017 
Trusted Computing Group DRTM Architecture SpecificationDRTMhttps://trustedcomputinggroup.org/tpm-library-specification/4/20/2017 
Trusted Computing Platform Alliance Capabilities TableTCPAhttps://trustedcomputinggroup.org/tpm-library-specification/4/20/2017 
Types of Bitmaps http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/at62haz6.aspx4/20/2017 
Unified Extensible Firmware Interface SpecificationUEFIhttp://uefi.org/specifications4/20/2017 
Universal Serial Bus Power Management https://www.usb.org/documents4/20/2017 
Universally Unique Identifiers (UUID)UUIDhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Universally_unique_identifier4/14/2022 
CC-Event-Log, ACPI Table in the Intel® TDX Guest-Hypervisor Communication Interface Specification (v1.5)CCELhttps://software.intel.com/content/www/us/en/develop/articles/intel-trust-domain-extensions.html4/14/2022 
Watchdog Action Table (WDAT) - Word fileWDAThttp://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/hardware/gg463320.aspx4/20/2017 
Watchdog Descriptor TableWDDThttps://uefi.org/sites/default/files/resources/Watchdog%20Descriptor%20Table.pdf4/15/2022 
Watchdog Timer Resource Table - Word fileWDRThttp://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/hardware/gg463320.aspx4/20/2017 
Windows ACPI Emulated Devices TableWAEThttp://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/hardware/gg487524.aspx4/20/2017 
Windows Generic Device IDs and Plug and Play BIOS device type codes https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?linkid=490398/15/2022 
Windows Platform Binary Table - Word fileWPBThttp://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkId=2348404/20/2017 
Windows SMM SEcurity Mitigations TableWSMThttps://msdn.microsoft.com/windows/hardware/drivers/bringup/acpi-system-description-tables#wsmt4/20/2017 
Xen Project TableXENVhttps://wiki.xen.org/wiki/Category:Manual#Xen_Project4/20/2017