[PATCH 1/5] tpm: Trigger only missing TPM 2.0 self tests
jarkko.sakkinen at linux.intel.com
Mon Mar 5 11:23:34 UTC 2018
On Sat, Mar 03, 2018 at 12:11:59PM -0800, James Bottomley wrote:
> I still think removing all logging traces is a mistake for something
> that can consume a significant amount of time in the boot sequence.
> It's going to cause lost of people doing boot timings to waste lots of
> However, removing the log messages makes the above statement a lie, so
> one of the two needs fixing.
The commit itself makes sense but the implementation was sloppy to say
the least in v3. It was like prototype/PoC version of something that
could be merged to mainline, not something that can be merged to
* You could have implemented it more cleanly without that new
'tpm_transmit_check' helper function as can be seen.
* Many log messages contained a redundant "TPM:" prefix.
* There duplicate logs to tpm_transmit_cmd(). Pass a NULL as
desc tpm_transmit_cmd() if you want to take care of logging
* The commit has the same short summary as the commit it fixes.
This issue still persists. Open for suggestions.
Please state if v3 contains a log message that has been removed and is
still mandatory and I can add it if it makes sense.
> > + rc = tpm_transmit_cmd(chip, NULL, buf.data,
> > PAGE_SIZE, 0, 0,
> > + "attempting the self test\n");
> There shouldn't be a \n in the string: the failure message already
> appends one.
Oops, my bad, will fix it.
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