[PATCH v4 00/17] Remove nested TPM operations

Jarkko Sakkinen jarkko.sakkinen at linux.intel.com
Tue Nov 6 17:36:32 UTC 2018

[was Detach TPM space code out of the tpm_transmit() flow but the scope
 expanded a bit.]

Make the changes necessary to detach TPM space code and TPM activation
code out of the tpm_transmit() flow because of both of these can cause
nested tpm_transmit() calls. The nesteds calls make the whole flow hard
to maintain, and thus, it is better to just fix things now before this
turns into a bigger mess.

The commits are available in a branch called 'nested' in


* Return 0 from pcrs_show() when tpm1_pcr_read() fails.
* Fix error handling flow in tpm_try_transmit().
* Replace struct tpm_input_header and struct tpm_output_header with
  struct tpm_header.

* Encapsulate power gating code to tpm_chip_start() and tpm_chip_stop().
* Move TPM power gating code and locking to tpm_try_get_ops() and
* Call power gating code directly in tpm_chip_register() and

* Print tpm2_commit_space() error inside tpm2_commit_space()
* Error code was not printed when recv() callback failed. It is
  fixed in this version.
* Added a patch that removes @space from tpm_transmit().
* Fixed a regression in earlier series. Forgot to amend the change
  from the staging area that renames NESTED to UNLOCKED in tpm2-space.c.

Jarkko Sakkinen (17):
  tpm: use tpm_buf in tpm_transmit_cmd() as the IO parameter
  tpm: fix invalid return value in pubek_show()
  tpm: return 0 from pcrs_show() when tpm1_pcr_read() fails
  tpm: call tpm2_flush_space() on error in tpm_try_transmit()
  tpm: print tpm2_commit_space() error inside tpm2_commit_space()
  tpm: clean up tpm_try_transmit() error handling flow
  tpm: declare struct tpm_header
  tpm: access command header through struct in  tpm_try_transmit()
  tpm: move tpm_validate_commmand() to tpm2-space.c
  tpm: encapsulate tpm_dev_transmit()
  tpm: move TPM space code out of tpm_transmit()
  tpm: remove @space from tpm_transmit()
  tpm: use tpm_try_get_ops() in tpm-sysfs.c.
  tpm: remove TPM_TRANSMIT_UNLOCKED flag
  tpm: introduce tpm_chip_start() and tpm_chip_stop()
  tpm: take TPM chip power gating out of tpm_transmit()
  tpm: remove @flags from tpm_transmit()

 drivers/char/tpm/tpm-chip.c       | 105 +++++++++++-
 drivers/char/tpm/tpm-dev-common.c |  45 ++++-
 drivers/char/tpm/tpm-interface.c  | 267 ++++++------------------------
 drivers/char/tpm/tpm-sysfs.c      | 138 +++++++++------
 drivers/char/tpm/tpm.h            |  64 +++----
 drivers/char/tpm/tpm1-cmd.c       |  28 +---
 drivers/char/tpm/tpm2-cmd.c       |  72 +++-----
 drivers/char/tpm/tpm2-space.c     |  93 ++++++++---
 drivers/char/tpm/tpm_i2c_atmel.c  |   5 +-
 drivers/char/tpm/tpm_vtpm_proxy.c |  12 +-
 drivers/char/tpm/xen-tpmfront.c   |   2 +-
 11 files changed, 406 insertions(+), 425 deletions(-)


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