Re: [tpmdd-devel] [PATCH 1/2] tpm: Apply an adapterlimit for retransmission.
From: Andrew Lunn
Date: Wed Feb 22 2017 - 09:01:54 EST
On Wed, Feb 22, 2017 at 12:16:08PM +0100, Enric Balletbo i Serra wrote:
> Hi Andrew,
> Removing Bryan Freed from the loop as seems his email is not valid anymore. I already CC'ied Andrey which is doing the TPM bit in chromeos kernel.
> On 21/02/17 17:29, Andrew Lunn wrote:
> > On Tue, Feb 21, 2017 at 03:44:59PM +0100, Enric Balletbo i Serra wrote:
> >> From: Bryan Freed <bfreed@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> When the I2C Infineon part is attached to an I2C adapter that imposes
> >> a size limitation, large requests will fail -EINVAL.
> >> Retry them with size backoff without re-issuing the 0x05 command
> >> as this appears to occasionally put the TPM in a bad state.
> > Hi Enric
> > Rather than trying small and smaller transfers, would it not be better
> > to get the i2c core to expose the quirk info about transfer limits?
> Sounds a good idea to me, I guess the quirk info can be accessed with
> so I think we don't need to touch the i2c core. I'll propose a second version of the patch.
You should probably ask Wolfram Sang <wsa@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, the i2c
subsystem maintainer. He may prefer adding an API call.