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Date:   Thu, 9 Nov 2017 09:29:47 -0700
From:   Jason Gunthorpe <jgg@...pe.ca>
To:     PrasannaKumar Muralidharan <prasannatsmkumar@...il.com>
Cc:     Jarkko Sakkinen <jarkko.sakkinen@...ux.intel.com>,
        Stefan Berger <stefanb@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>,
        linux-integrity@...r.kernel.org,
        David Howells <dhowells@...hat.com>,
        Herbert Xu <herbert@...dor.apana.org.au>,
        Dmitry Kasatkin <dmitry.kasatkin@...il.com>,
        open list <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        "open list:INTEGRITY MEASUREMENT ARCHITECTURE (IMA)" 
        <linux-security-module@...r.kernel.org>,
        "open list:KEYS-TRUSTED" <keyrings@...r.kernel.org>,
        "open list:HARDWARE RANDOM NUMBER GENERATOR CORE" 
        <linux-crypto@...r.kernel.org>,
        James Morris <james.l.morris@...cle.com>,
        Matt Mackall <mpm@...enic.com>,
        David Safford <safford@...ibm.com>,
        Mimi Zohar <zohar@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>,
        "Serge E. Hallyn" <serge@...lyn.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] tpm: Move Linux RNG connection to hwrng

On Thu, Nov 09, 2017 at 09:49:33PM +0530, PrasannaKumar Muralidharan wrote:
> Hi Jason,
> 
> On 7 November 2017 at 21:34, Jason Gunthorpe <jgg@...pe.ca> wrote:
> > On Tue, Nov 07, 2017 at 08:50:44AM +0530, PrasannaKumar Muralidharan wrote:
> >
> >> I am assuming you are talking about the following patches - using
> >> struct tpm_chip instead of chip number and this patch.
> >
> > yes
> >
> >> I won't be able to test if struct tpm_chip usage as I don't have
> >> multiple tpm hw in one machine. In case of tpm rng changes I can test
> >> only the lifecycle of tpm rng device. Is that enough? I feel my test
> >> will be limited. Please provide your thoughts on this.
> >
> > That is certainly better than no testing.
> 
> The struct tpm_chip patch partially applied on linux next. I had to
> manually change the code. In qemu tpm rng device did not show up on
> loading tpm module. My laptop has tpm hw but Linux next did not work
> properly in that. All my console were getting spammed with some USB
> log message and I could not do anything. X did not start either. I
> could not debug the issue as the logs were printing infinitely. Will
> get little more time this weekend. Will do a proper test and provide
> you the result.

Test against 4.15-rc, here are the two patches

https://github.com/jgunthorpe/linux/tree/tpm

Pull from here and merge the latest rc and you will probably have a
bootable system.

Jason

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