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SubjectRe: [PATCH] KEYS: trusted: allow module init if TPM is inactive or deactivated
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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()).

Roberto

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