[PATCH 0/1] Enable the Intel iTPM

Tim Gardner tim.gardner at canonical.com
Thu Feb 11 16:04:34 UTC 2010

Andy Whitcroft wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 11, 2010 at 07:27:05AM -0700, Tim Gardner wrote:
>> Andy Whitcroft wrote:
>>> Adds minimal support for the Intel iTPM which seems to differ slightly
>>> from the specification.
>>> -apw
>>> Rajiv Andrade (1):
>>>   tpm_tis: TPM_STS_DATA_EXPECT workaround
>>>  drivers/char/tpm/tpm_tis.c |   10 +++++++++-
>>>  1 files changed, 9 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)
>> So, we have to have a udev hack when loading this module on a Lenovo?
> We would have to to make it automatic.  I am not sure we would get one
> though they are highly resistant to such things.  Given most people just
> do not use this thing, its probabally ok that they have to take some
> manual action to enable it for that particular TPM.
>> Acked-by: Tim Gardner <tim.gardner at canonical.com>
> -apw

In the 5 year lifespan of Lucid I think TPM's will come into vogue for a
variety of purposes even though this laptop may become obsolete. These
hacks just start to accumulate over time and offend my sense of

Tim Gardner tim.gardner at canonical.com

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