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SubjectRe: [GIT PULL] tpmdd updates for v5.12-rc1
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On Sat, 2021-01-30 at 19:15 +0200, Jarkko Sakkinen wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 28, 2021 at 07:38:21PM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > On Thu, Jan 28, 2021 at 4:54 PM Jarkko Sakkinen <jarkko@kernel.org>
> > wrote:
> > > This contains bug fixes for tpm_tis driver, which had a racy wait
> > > for hardware state change to be ready to send a command to the
> > > TPM chip. The bug has existed already since 2006, but has only
> > > made itself known in recent past.
> >
> > Hmm. Is this for the next merge window? The subject line implies
> > that, as does the addition of the cr50 driver.
> >
> > But the commentary about fixes implies that at least part of it
> > should be in 5.11?
>
> This was meant for 5.12 but the timing was *way* too early. I'll take
> this one back. Just to unambiguity reasons I'll use tpmdd-next-v5.12-
> rc1-v2 tag for my final v5.12 PR, once I send it.
>
> I considered a bit, and I really think that it would make a lot of
> sense to do a late 5.11 just containing the two commits from James,
> namely:
>
> 1. tpm_tis: Fix check_locality for correct locality acquisition
> 2. tpm_tis: Clean up locality release
>
> James: Does this make sense to you?

Yes, that's fine with me. It will quiet the warning we've had several
bug reports about, so it's definitely a bug fix.

James


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