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'''ectool''' is a small utility that dumps the RAM of a laptop's Embedded/Environmental Controller (EC).
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'''ectool''' is a small utility that dumps the RAM of a laptop's [[Embedded controller|Embedded/Environmental Controller (EC)]].
  
 
It expects an EC as described in the ACPI specification. Only ACPI-compliant ECs will be detected.
 
It expects an EC as described in the ACPI specification. Only ACPI-compliant ECs will be detected.
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'''Manual installation'''
 
'''Manual installation'''
  
  $ svn co svn://coreboot.org/coreboot/trunk/util/ectool
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  $ '''svn co svn://coreboot.org/coreboot/trunk/util/ectool'''
  $ cd ectool
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  $ '''cd ectool'''
  $ make
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  $ '''make'''
  $ sudo make install
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  $ '''sudo make install'''
  
 
You can [http://tracker.coreboot.org/trac/coreboot/browser/trunk/util/ectool browse the ectool source code] using the trac web interface.
 
You can [http://tracker.coreboot.org/trac/coreboot/browser/trunk/util/ectool browse the ectool source code] using the trac web interface.
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== Usage ==
 
== Usage ==
  
  $ ectool
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  $ '''ectool'''
  
 
Please see '''ectool -h''' for information on various other options.
 
Please see '''ectool -h''' for information on various other options.

Revision as of 21:17, 18 September 2010

ectool is a small utility that dumps the RAM of a laptop's Embedded/Environmental Controller (EC).

It expects an EC as described in the ACPI specification. Only ACPI-compliant ECs will be detected.

Installation

Manual installation

$ svn co svn://coreboot.org/coreboot/trunk/util/ectool
$ cd ectool
$ make
$ sudo make install

You can browse the ectool source code using the trac web interface.

Usage

$ ectool

Please see ectool -h for information on various other options.


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