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From: Stefan Berger <stefanb@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
To: Jarkko Sakkinen <jarkko.sakkinen@linux.intel.com>
Cc: tpmdd-devel@lists.sourceforge.net,
	linux-security-module@vger.kernel.org,
	jgunthorpe@obsidianresearch.com, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 0/3] Extend the vTPM proxy driver to pass locality to emulator
Date: Wed, 3 May 2017 19:42:06 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <72bacff5-5213-b114-ebf4-6e3fe7284bdc@linux.vnet.ibm.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20170503223849.qcoc6xqncbyi6jwj@intel.com>

On 05/03/2017 06:38 PM, Jarkko Sakkinen wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 28, 2017 at 09:02:15AM -0400, Stefan Berger wrote:
>> The purpose of this series of patches is to enable the passing of the locality
>> a command is executing in to a TPM emulator. To enable this we introduce a new
>> flag for the device creation ioctl that requests that the locality be prepended
>> to every command. For applications to check which flags the driver supports, we
>> add a new ioctl that returns a bitmask of supported flags.
> This is a weird change proposal as you could use tpm_vtpm_proxy for
> other than some TPM emulator.

I think in most cases the recipient of the TPM commands from the 
vtpm_proxy driver will be a TPM emulator. What do you have in mind?

>
>> v1->v2:
>>    - fixed return value from function in patch 3/3
>>
>>
>> Stefan Berger (3):
>>    tpm: vtpm_proxy: Add ioctl to get supported flags
>>    tpm: vtpm_proxy: Implement request_locality
>>    tpm: vtpm_proxy: Add ioctl to request locality prepended to command
>>
>>   drivers/char/tpm/tpm_vtpm_proxy.c | 53 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++----
>>   include/uapi/linux/vtpm_proxy.h   | 15 ++++++++++-
>>   2 files changed, 62 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
>>
>> -- 
>> 2.4.3
>>
> /Jarkko
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  reply	other threads:[~2017-05-03 23:42 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 21+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-04-28 13:02 [PATCH v2 0/3] Extend the vTPM proxy driver to pass locality to emulator Stefan Berger
     [not found] ` <1493384538-27883-1-git-send-email-stefanb-23VcF4HTsmIX0ybBhKVfKdBPR1lH4CV8@public.gmane.org>
2017-04-28 13:02   ` [PATCH v2 1/3] tpm: vtpm_proxy: Add ioctl to get supported flags Stefan Berger
2017-05-03 22:31     ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2017-04-28 13:02   ` [PATCH v2 2/3] tpm: vtpm_proxy: Implement request_locality Stefan Berger
2017-04-29 11:58   ` [PATCH v2 0/3] Extend the vTPM proxy driver to pass locality to emulator Jarkko Sakkinen
2017-04-28 13:02 ` [PATCH v2 3/3] tpm: vtpm_proxy: Add ioctl to request locality prepended to command Stefan Berger
     [not found]   ` <1493384538-27883-4-git-send-email-stefanb-23VcF4HTsmIX0ybBhKVfKdBPR1lH4CV8@public.gmane.org>
2017-04-29  7:02     ` kbuild test robot
2017-05-03 22:37   ` Jarkko Sakkinen
     [not found]     ` <20170503223747.zefh76m4youqlgje-ral2JQCrhuEAvxtiuMwx3w@public.gmane.org>
2017-05-03 23:40       ` Stefan Berger
     [not found]         ` <40cd7d48-f6d1-39f4-99a3-916c7cdbb636-23VcF4HTsmIX0ybBhKVfKdBPR1lH4CV8@public.gmane.org>
2017-05-04  9:17           ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2017-05-04 11:14             ` Stefan Berger
2017-05-04 18:40               ` Jarkko Sakkinen
     [not found]                 ` <20170504184007.46efvqyqwxjkzwuq-ral2JQCrhuEAvxtiuMwx3w@public.gmane.org>
2017-05-04 20:03                   ` Stefan Berger
2017-05-08 23:43                     ` Jarkko Sakkinen
     [not found]                       ` <20170508234328.iydmoverh5z4nwco-ral2JQCrhuEAvxtiuMwx3w@public.gmane.org>
2017-05-09 15:49                         ` Stefan Berger
2017-05-10 12:47                           ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2017-05-10 13:20                             ` Stefan Berger
     [not found]                               ` <2c20fc62-938a-a6da-dbb2-70711b84996d-23VcF4HTsmIX0ybBhKVfKdBPR1lH4CV8@public.gmane.org>
2017-05-10 18:33                                 ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2017-05-03 22:38 ` [PATCH v2 0/3] Extend the vTPM proxy driver to pass locality to emulator Jarkko Sakkinen
2017-05-03 23:42   ` Stefan Berger [this message]
     [not found]     ` <72bacff5-5213-b114-ebf4-6e3fe7284bdc-23VcF4HTsmIX0ybBhKVfKdBPR1lH4CV8@public.gmane.org>
2017-05-04  9:18       ` Jarkko Sakkinen

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