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From: Serge Koksharov <gentoosiast@××××××.ru>
To: gentoo-security@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-security] Why we need TPM in Linux kernel?
Date: Tue, 22 Nov 2005 23:16:32
1 Hi,
3 I'm worried with the so-called "Treacherous Computing" appearance in
4 recent Linux kernels. I have read about it on EFF & GNU portals and
5 can't see any benefits for Free Society by supporting this technology.
6 Also it looks like this TPM drivers were written by IBM employees. I
7 suspect IBM pushed this into kernel. I understand what this drivers come
8 in source form under GPL, anybody can just don't compile them in, but
9 again what benefits this drivers can bring for casual Linux user?
11 Regards.
13 Serge
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Re: [gentoo-security] Why we need TPM in Linux kernel? Dan Noe <dpn@×××××××××.net>