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From: Daniel Axtens <dja@axtens.net>
To: Nayna <nayna@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
Cc: Nayna Jain <nayna@linux.ibm.com>,
	linuxppc-dev@ozlabs.org, linux-efi@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-integrity@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Michael Ellerman <mpe@ellerman.id.au>,
	Paul Mackerras <paulus@samba.org>,
	Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>,
	Ard Biesheuvel <ard.biesheuvel@linaro.org>,
	Jeremy Kerr <jk@ozlabs.org>,
	Matthew Garret <matthew.garret@nebula.com>,
	Mimi Zohar <zohar@linux.ibm.com>,
	Claudio Carvalho <cclaudio@linux.ibm.com>,
	Eric Richter <erichte@linux.ibm.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 1/3] powerpc/powernv: Add OPAL API interface to get secureboot state
Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2019 09:56:05 +1000
Message-ID: <87tvcp2iga.fsf@dja-thinkpad.axtens.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <b2cedb05-6373-b357-f35c-bc112c78a6fc@linux.vnet.ibm.com>

Hi Nayna,

>> I guess I also somewhat object to calling it a 'backend' if we're using
>> it as a version scheme. I think the skiboot storage backends are true
>> backends - they provide different implementations of the same
>> functionality with the same API, but this seems like you're using it to
>> indicate different functionality. It seems like we're using it as if it
>> were called OPAL_SECVAR_VERSION.
>
> We are changing how we are exposing the version to the kernel. The 
> version will be exposed as device-tree entry rather than a OPAL runtime 
> service. We are not tied to the name "backend", we can switch to calling 
> it as "scheme" unless there is a better name.

This sounds like a good approach to me.

Kind regards,
Daniel

>
> Thanks & Regards,
>        - Nayna

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Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-06-10 20:33 [PATCH v3 0/3] powerpc: Enabling IMA arch specific secure boot policies Nayna Jain
2019-06-10 20:33 ` [PATCH v3 1/3] powerpc/powernv: Add OPAL API interface to get secureboot state Nayna Jain
2019-06-12  6:17   ` Daniel Axtens
     [not found]     ` <eaa37bd0-a77d-d70a-feb5-c0e73ce231bf@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
2019-06-12 23:04       ` Daniel Axtens
2019-06-14 22:22         ` Nayna
2019-06-16 23:56           ` Daniel Axtens [this message]
2019-06-10 20:33 ` [PATCH v3 2/3] powerpc/powernv: detect the secure boot mode of the system Nayna Jain
2019-06-10 20:33 ` [PATCH v3 3/3] powerpc: Add support to initialize ima policy rules Nayna Jain
2019-06-11  5:19   ` Satheesh Rajendran
2019-06-11 17:07     ` Nayna

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