Bug#649033: [PATCH] tpm_tis: add delay after aborting command
(+cc: Andrea, Uwe)
Stefan Berger wrote:
> Can someone who experiences the delay during the boot please apply the
> patch below? Please let me know whether it solves the problem.
Uwe, Andrea, instructions for building a patched kernel are at .
Author: Stefan Berger <email@example.com>
Date: Fri Nov 11 12:57:06 2011 -0500
tpm_tis: add delay after aborting command
This patch adds a delay after aborting a command. Some TPMs need
this and will not process the subsequent command correctly otherwise.
Signed-off-by: Stefan Berger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
diff --git a/drivers/char/tpm/tpm_tis.c b/drivers/char/tpm/tpm_tis.c
index 34832bc74649..d93bafde3120 100644
@@ -432,6 +432,9 @@ static int probe_itpm(struct tpm_chip *chip)
itpm = rem_itpm;
+ /* some TPMs need a break here otherwise they will not work
+ * correctly on the immediately subsequent command */
release_locality(chip, chip->vendor.locality, 0);