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SubjectRe: [PATCH v6 4/4] tpm: tpm_tis_spi: Support cr50 devices
On Thu, 2019-08-29 at 15:41 -0700, Stephen Boyd wrote:
> From: Andrey Pronin <>
> Add TPM2.0 PTP FIFO compatible SPI interface for chips with Cr50
> firmware. The firmware running on the currently supported H1 Secure
> Microcontroller requires a special driver to handle its specifics:
> - need to ensure a certain delay between SPI transactions, or else
> the chip may miss some part of the next transaction
> - if there is no SPI activity for some time, it may go to sleep,
> and needs to be waken up before sending further commands
> - access to vendor-specific registers
> Cr50 firmware has a requirement to wait for the TPM to wakeup before
> sending commands over the SPI bus. Otherwise, the firmware could be in
> deep sleep and not respond. The method to wait for the device to wakeup
> is slightly different than the usual flow control mechanism described in
> the TCG SPI spec. Add a completion to tpm_tis_spi_transfer() before we
> start a SPI transfer so we can keep track of the last time the TPM
> driver accessed the SPI bus to support the flow control mechanism.
> Split the cr50 logic off into a different file to keep it out of the
> normal code flow of the existing SPI driver while making it all part of
> the same module when the code is optionally compiled into the same
> module. Export a new function, tpm_tis_spi_init(), and the associated
> read/write/transfer APIs so that we can do this. Make the cr50 code wrap
> the tpm_tis_spi_phy struct with its own struct to override the behavior
> of tpm_tis_spi_transfer() by supplying a custom flow control hook. This
> shares the most code between the core driver and the cr50 support
> without combining everything into the core driver or exporting module
> symbols.
> Signed-off-by: Andrey Pronin <>
> Cc: Andrey Pronin <>
> Cc: Duncan Laurie <>
> Cc: Jason Gunthorpe <>
> Cc: Arnd Bergmann <>
> Cc: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>
> Cc: Guenter Roeck <>
> Cc: Alexander Steffen <>
> Cc: Heiko Stuebner <>

Had to time to look at this patch set after all before LPC. I just
realized that the kconfig has taken away. Not sure why is that
because there's been only request to not have a new LKM. There
still should be ability opt-out to have Cr50 support in vmlinux.


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