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From: Dave Jiang <dave.jiang@intel.com>
To: dan.j.williams@intel.com
Cc: linux-nvdimm@lists.01.org
Subject: [PATCH 5/5] libnvdimm: add documentation for ovewrite
Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2018 17:58:51 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <153800993154.57703.11911501312141795934.stgit@djiang5-desk3.ch.intel.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <153800975246.57703.6532101433026481472.stgit@djiang5-desk3.ch.intel.com>

Add overwrite command usages  to security documentation.

Signed-off-by: Dave Jiang <dave.jiang@intel.com>
 Documentation/nvdimm/security.txt |   11 +++++++++++
 1 file changed, 11 insertions(+)

diff --git a/Documentation/nvdimm/security.txt b/Documentation/nvdimm/security.txt
index 50cbb6cb96a1..ded5f0e3f7c3 100644
--- a/Documentation/nvdimm/security.txt
+++ b/Documentation/nvdimm/security.txt
@@ -91,6 +91,17 @@ its keyid should be passed in via sysfs.
 The command format for doing a secure erase is:
 erase <old keyid>
+9. Overwrite
+The command format for doing an overwrite is:
+overwrite <old keyid>
+Overwrite can be done without a key if security is not enabled. A key serial
+of 0 can be passed in to indicate no key.
+The sysfs attribute "security" can be polled to wait on overwrite completion.
+Overwrite can last tens of minutes or more depending on nvdimm size.
 An "old" key with the passphrase payload that is tied to the nvdimm should be
 injected with a key description that does not have the "nvdimm:" prefix and
 its keyid should be passed in via sysfs.

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      parent reply	other threads:[~2018-09-27  0:58 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-09-27  0:58 [PATCH 0/5] Adding nvdimm overwrite support Dave Jiang
2018-09-27  0:58 ` [PATCH 1/5] libnvdimm: introduce NDD_SECURITY_BUSY flag Dave Jiang
2018-09-27  0:58 ` [PATCH 2/5] libnvdimm: Add security DSM overwrite support Dave Jiang
2018-09-27  0:58 ` [PATCH 3/5] nfit_test: Add overwrite support for nfit_test Dave Jiang
2018-09-27  0:58 ` [PATCH 4/5] libnvdimm: add overwrite status notification Dave Jiang
2018-09-27  0:58 ` Dave Jiang [this message]

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