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SubjectRe: [tpmdd-devel] [PATCH] tpm, tpm_crb: remove redundant CRB_FL_CRB_START flag
On Fri, Oct 21, 2016 at 06:11:41PM +0300, Jarkko Sakkinen wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 20, 2016 at 02:24:21PM -0600, Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
> > On Thu, Oct 20, 2016 at 05:00:11PM +0300, Jarkko Sakkinen wrote:
> >
> > > > > I have a 4th Gen Core NUC where I experienced this issue. It reported
> > > > > requiring only ACPI start but actually required ACPI + CRB start. The
> > > > > comment could have been better.
> >
> > Shouldn't bios work arounds be keyed on something? What happens if a
> > system rolls around that cannot do ACPI + CRB start? How does this
> > system work in windows?
>
> I didn't find anything better to key it on at the time and it has been
> working for two years now without any problems.

I've though about this and came to conclusion that maybe I won't apply
this patch because it is good to keep this robustness in for now. I
think your point is valid.

/Jarkko

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