[RFC v2 00/13] Multi-Key Total Memory Encryption API (MKTME)

Dave Hansen dave.hansen at intel.com
Fri Dec 7 04:23:54 UTC 2018

On 12/6/18 5:55 PM, Huang, Kai wrote:
> I think one usage of user-specified key is for NVDIMM, since CPU key
> will be gone after machine reboot, therefore if NVDIMM is encrypted
> by CPU key we are not able to retrieve it once shutdown/reboot, etc.

I think we all agree that the NVDIMM uses are really useful.

But, these patches don't implement that.  So, if NVDIMMs are the only
reasonable use case, we shouldn't merge these patches until we add
NVDIMM support.

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