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Re: [Xen-devel] Xen talk to TPM

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Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Xen talk to TPM
From: Stefan Berger <stefanb@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 22 Sep 2006 10:54:41 -0400
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xen-devel-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote on 09/21/2006 05:34:36 PM:

> Hi,
> As I understand, there are no device drivers in the Xen hypervisor
> layer (they are in Dom0).

None of the 'major' device drivers at least.
> Is it then possible for Xen to talk to a Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
> directly?

If Xen had a device driver for the TPM, then it would be able to do that. Why do you want to push it into Xen, though?

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