APPLIED: [PATCH][BIONIC] UBUNTU: SAUCE: Enable the ACPI kernel debugger and acpidbg tool

Seth Forshee seth.forshee at
Mon Nov 27 21:32:38 UTC 2017

On Mon, Nov 27, 2017 at 03:13:39PM +0000, Colin King wrote:
> From: Colin Ian King <colin.king at>
> Enable the kernel ACPI driver debugger to help debug ACPICA at
> runtime and also add the acpidbg userspace debugging tool in the
> linux-tools package.  A user with root privilege can attach the
> ACPI kernel debugger using the acpidbg tool and interactively
> debug the ACPI objects, such as single stepping control methods
> and printing ACPI object using the kernel debug sysfs file
> /sys/kernel/debug/acpi/acpidbg.  This is a useful tool for the
> HWE folk to debug and resolve gnarly ACPI issues.
> For the moment, enable this for x86 architectures only. Once I
> get access to a fully functional ARM64 platform with ACPI support
> and test this I will enable it for this too.
> Signed-off-by: Colin Ian King <colin.king at>

Applied to unstable/master after running updateconfigs with the config
changes. Thanks!

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