[PATCH] tpm: allow TCPA log area to be empty
jarkko.sakkinen at linux.intel.com
Mon Mar 19 21:24:36 UTC 2018
On Sun, Mar 18, 2018 at 08:13:23PM -0600, Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 16, 2018 at 02:55:25PM +0200, Jarkko Sakkinen wrote:
> > On Mon, Mar 12, 2018 at 09:02:32AM -0600, Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
> > > On Sat, Mar 10, 2018 at 06:16:37PM +0200, Jarkko Sakkinen wrote:
> > > > TCPA log are can be empty when the TPM is disabled. This commit changes the
> > > > behavior of tpm_read_log_acpi() to return successfully in this case.
> > >
> > > The commit should explain why we'd want this..
> > >
> > > eg Why does it matter to create the extra sysfs files to report an empty
> > > log?
> > >
> > > Jason
> > The initialization of the driver will fail otherwise. Not sure if I
> > understand your question.
> Well, I mean in the sense of what is broken and why is this the right
> fix. Why not return -ENODEV?
Well, because then the device initialization would fail.
Just noticed that this is missing:
Reported-by: Sahil Rihan <srihan at fb.com>
Sahil, would you care to try if this fixes the issue that you are
having or not?
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