How to dump ACPI firmware to human readable format?

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Issue

Sometimes it is required to check content of ACPI firmware (ACPI tables) that was provided to the OS. For example, to observe how different BIOS options influence ACPI tables, how firmware updates change content of ACPI tables or maybe to investigate other ACPI-related bugs/issues.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8

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