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Re: TPM support status ?

From: Robert Millan
Subject: Re: TPM support status ?
Date: Thu, 20 Aug 2009 18:48:16 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

On Thu, Aug 20, 2009 at 09:41:54AM +0200, Michael Gorven wrote:
> 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).

Note that coreboot itself is not a complete firmware, it's a framework
that can be combined with other components, like GRUB, to produce a
bootloader-class firmware.

With your help, coreboot+GRUB may well support encrypted hard drives.

Robert Millan

  The DRM opt-in fallacy: "Your data belongs to us. We will decide when (and
  how) you may access your data; but nobody's threatening your freedom: we
  still allow you to remove your data and not access it at all."

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