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Bug#439020: Please could CONFIG_TCG_TPM be set to 'm'

reassign linux-2.6

On Tue, Aug 21, 2007 at 07:20:59PM +0100, Martin wrote:
> I was looking at trying out Trusted Grub
> ( http://www.prosec.rub.de/trusted_grub.html ) but found that the stock
> Debian kernels seem to be built without the required drivers.  It
> appears they were disabled by in commit r3389 to the kernel-svn:
> http://lists.alioth.debian.org/pipermail/kernel-svn-changes/2005-June/002083.html
> As far as I can see the only reason given for this was:
> http://lists.debian.org/debian-kernel/2005/06/msg00364.html
> I appreciate that this is an emotive issue for some but I dispute the
> assertion that these are useless.  It seems there are other developers
> who may be interested in this as well:
> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=409591
> As far as I see it, the TPM chip is just a tool, whether it is used by
> the owner to defend their computer against tampering or whether it is
> used by $LARGE_CORPORATION as part of a system to take away people's
> freedoms is a separate human and a political issue.  Thus I think it
> would be nice to have TPM drivers in Debian as then whoever has root on
> that has the choice of whether or not to use the chip.

maks, looks like you disabled them. comments?

dann frazier

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