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SubjectRe: [PATCH] KEYS: trusted: allow module init if TPM is inactive or deactivated
On Fri, Aug 02, 2019 at 10:21:16AM +0200, Roberto Sassu wrote:
> On 8/1/2019 6:32 PM, Jarkko Sakkinen wrote:
> > On Mon, Jul 15, 2019 at 06:44:28PM +0200, Roberto Sassu wrote:
> > > According to the bug report at https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/62678,
> > > the trusted module is a dependency of the ecryptfs module. We should
> > > load the trusted module even if the TPM is inactive or deactivated.
> > >
> > > Given that commit 782779b60faa ("tpm: Actually fail on TPM errors during
> > > "get random"") changes the return code of tpm_get_random(), the patch
> > > should be modified to ignore the -EIO error. I will send a new version.
> >
> > Do you have information where this dependency comes from?
>
> ecryptfs retrieves the encryption key from encrypted keys (see
> ecryptfs_get_encrypted_key()).

So... what is preventing removing this requirement "in the source"?

/Jarkko

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