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authorJoseph Cihula <joseph.cihula@intel.com>2009-06-30 19:30:59 -0700
committerH. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com>2009-07-21 11:49:06 -0700
commit3162534069597e34dd0ac9eb711be8dc23835ae7 (patch)
treea8cddd3899917784ebac2cdf6c75d2c8b50d04af /Documentation/x86
parentaea1f7964ae6cba5eb419a958956deb9016b3341 (diff)
x86, intel_txt: Intel TXT boot support
This patch adds kernel configuration and boot support for Intel Trusted Execution Technology (Intel TXT). Intel's technology for safer computing, Intel Trusted Execution Technology (Intel TXT), defines platform-level enhancements that provide the building blocks for creating trusted platforms. Intel TXT was formerly known by the code name LaGrande Technology (LT). Intel TXT in Brief: o Provides dynamic root of trust for measurement (DRTM) o Data protection in case of improper shutdown o Measurement and verification of launched environment Intel TXT is part of the vPro(TM) brand and is also available some non-vPro systems. It is currently available on desktop systems based on the Q35, X38, Q45, and Q43 Express chipsets (e.g. Dell Optiplex 755, HP dc7800, etc.) and mobile systems based on the GM45, PM45, and GS45 Express chipsets. For more information, see http://www.intel.com/technology/security/. This site also has a link to the Intel TXT MLE Developers Manual, which has been updated for the new released platforms. A much more complete description of how these patches support TXT, how to configure a system for it, etc. is in the Documentation/intel_txt.txt file in this patch. This patch provides the TXT support routines for complete functionality, documentation for TXT support and for the changes to the boot_params structure, and boot detection of a TXT launch. Attempts to shutdown (reboot, Sx) the system will result in platform resets; subsequent patches will support these shutdown modes properly. Documentation/intel_txt.txt | 210 +++++++++++++++++++++ Documentation/x86/zero-page.txt | 1 arch/x86/include/asm/bootparam.h | 3 arch/x86/include/asm/fixmap.h | 3 arch/x86/include/asm/tboot.h | 197 ++++++++++++++++++++ arch/x86/kernel/Makefile | 1 arch/x86/kernel/setup.c | 4 arch/x86/kernel/tboot.c | 379 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ security/Kconfig | 30 +++ 9 files changed, 827 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-) Signed-off-by: Joseph Cihula <joseph.cihula@intel.com> Signed-off-by: Shane Wang <shane.wang@intel.com> Signed-off-by: Gang Wei <gang.wei@intel.com> Signed-off-by: H. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com>
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diff --git a/Documentation/x86/zero-page.txt b/Documentation/x86/zero-page.txt
index 4f913857b8a2..feb37e177010 100644
--- a/Documentation/x86/zero-page.txt
+++ b/Documentation/x86/zero-page.txt
@@ -12,6 +12,7 @@ Offset Proto Name Meaning
000/040 ALL screen_info Text mode or frame buffer information
(struct screen_info)
040/014 ALL apm_bios_info APM BIOS information (struct apm_bios_info)
+058/008 ALL tboot_addr Physical address of tboot shared page
060/010 ALL ist_info Intel SpeedStep (IST) BIOS support information
(struct ist_info)
080/010 ALL hd0_info hd0 disk parameter, OBSOLETE!!

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