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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] [HVM] [TPM] [1/3] Add TPM TIS type of device toACPI device list

  • To: Stefan Berger <stefanb@xxxxxxxxxx>, Xen-devel <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • From: Keir Fraser <Keir.Fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 27 Oct 2006 17:25:30 +0100
  • Delivery-date: Fri, 27 Oct 2006 09:37:08 -0700
  • List-id: Xen developer discussion <xen-devel.lists.xensource.com>
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  • Thread-topic: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] [HVM] [TPM] [1/3] Add TPM TIS type of device toACPI device list

What if the guest isn’t configured with a TPM device? It seems a bit dodgy to advertise a non-existent device in the BIOS tables.

 -- Keir

On 24/10/06 7:48 pm, "Stefan Berger" <stefanb@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

This patch adds a TPM TIS type of device to the ACPI device list which
is supported for example by the Linux TPM TIS driver.
The specification describing this entry can be found here:


Section 9 in the document describes the device entry.

Signed-off-by: Stefan Berger <stefanb@xxxxxxxxxx>

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