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SubjectRe: [PATCH v4 2/4] tpm: ignore burstcount to improve tpm_tis send() performance
On Mon, Nov 27, 2017 at 07:08:51AM +0000, Leendert van Doorn wrote:
> Hmm, this is almost 20 years old code (
>
> I think the original code did a burst write and didn't check for error
> conditions until the very last byte write. I seem to remember that
> there was some text in the original standard to that effect (this may
> have gone back as far as IBM's ESS spec).
>
> The current code does check for error conditions after each write
> byte(s) so I don't think there is any reason for this anymore.
> Changing the while condition to count < len and setting burstcnt =
> min_t(int, burstcnt, len - count) and remove the
> tpm_tis_write8/wait_for_tpm_stat/tpm_tis_status clauses after the
> while loop should be sufficient.

Thank you for sharing this!

> Leendert

/Jarkko

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