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Re: enable CONFIG_INTEL_TXT

From:  Chris Wright <chrisw-H+wXaHxf7aLQT0dZR+AlfA-AT-public.gmane.org>
To:  Tom spot Callaway <tcallawa-H+wXaHxf7aLQT0dZR+AlfA-AT-public.gmane.org>
Subject:  Re: enable CONFIG_INTEL_TXT
Date:  Thu, 1 Apr 2010 08:58:36 -0700
Cc:  Don Zickus <dzickus-H+wXaHxf7aLQT0dZR+AlfA-AT-public.gmane.org>, Stephen Smalley <sds-+05T5uksL2qpZYMLLGbcSA-AT-public.gmane.org>, gcwilson-r/Jw6+rmf7HQT0dZR+AlfA-AT-public.gmane.org, Eric Paris <eparis-H+wXaHxf7aLQT0dZR+AlfA-AT-public.gmane.org>, kernel-TuqUDEhatI4ANWPb/1PvSmm0pvjS0E/A-AT-public.gmane.org
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* Tom spot Callaway (tcallawa-H+wXaHxf7aLQT0dZR+AlfA@public.gmane.org) wrote:
> On 04/01/2010 11:34 AM, Don Zickus wrote:
> > Isn't that what we do with kernel-firmware? :-)

And microcode updates and BIOS calls...

> Yes, but we only do that because it is the only way to enable that
> hardware to work.

Some of which is obscure hardware.  And TXT needs SINIT AC to work.
It's just inconsistent reasoning.

thanks,
-chris


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