Re: [PATCH v2 2/3] driver: provide sysfs interfaces to access TXTconfig space

From: Pavel Machek
Date: Fri May 17 2013 - 14:07:45 EST

On Fri 2013-05-17 08:50:11, Ren, Qiaowei wrote:
> On 2013-05-17, Pavel Machek wrote:
> > On Tue 2013-05-14 01:24:43, Qiaowei Ren wrote:
> >> +What: /sys/devices/platform/intel_txt/config/STS_raw +Date: May 2013
> >> +KernelVersion: 3.9 +Contact: "Qiaowei Ren" <>
> >> +Description: TXT.STS is the general status register. This read-only
> >> register + is used by AC modules and the MLE to get the status of
> >> various + Intel TXT features.
> >
> > This is not enough to allow people to understand what this does/should
> > do, nor does it allow (for example) ARM people to implement something compatible.
> Currently TXT is only a technology for safer computing provided by Intel. I am absolutely not sure whether similar technology will be provided on ARM or other platform in future. But I guess I don't have to consider those future possible implementation on ARM or other platform. :)

You still have to properly design the interface and properly document
it, so people can understand and test it, and develop compatible
(cesky, pictures)
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