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Re: TPM support status ?

From: Michal Suchanek
Subject: Re: TPM support status ?
Date: Thu, 20 Aug 2009 09:49:06 +0200

2009/8/20 Michael Gorven <address@hidden>:
> On Wednesday 19 August 2009 21:21:28 Michal Suchanek wrote:
>> Tell me one technical benefit of TPM over coreboot.
> Coreboot doesn't provide protected storage of secrets (e.g. harddrive
> decryption keys).

TPM does not either at the time the BIOS is loaded. Remember, it's the
CPU what's running the BIOS, not the TPM chip.

Only after BIOS enables TPM or coreboot enables any crypto device you
choose you get any secrets or keys.



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