TPM Device Driver - FreeBSD
rwatson at FreeBSD.org
Sat Jan 3 11:17:43 UTC 2009
On Mon, 1 Dec 2008, Ilias Marinos wrote:
> We are two undergraduate students studying computer engineering and
> informatics at Patra's University, Greece. We are currently working on our
> diploma thesis which is about developing a driver for the TPM (Trusted
> Platform Module) for FreeBSD.We think that TPM can enhance security in
> FreeBSD and could be a great addition to the TrustedBSD project.
> We are still in the begining of the project and since this is our first
> effort in implementing a device driver we are trying to gather and read all
> available documentation on the subject first. However, we were unable to
> find a source of information related to how the BSD kernel and device
> communication is implemented and we would greatly appreciate it if you could
> point us one; either in form of a book or an article/tutorial.
> Last but not least, we'd like to make clear that we are oppossed to any
> DRM-related use of this device, however we believe that the TPM can be used
> in security or cryptographic applications.
Hi Marinos, Mellos,
I was wondering if you had managed to find the information you were looking
for, and if you'd had any luck with putting together a TPM driver as yet?
Robert N M Watson
University of Cambridge
> Best Regards,
> Marinos Ilias <marinosi at ceid.upatras.gr>
> Mellos Seraphim <mellos at ceid.upatras.gr>
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