[coreboot] TPM support for SeaBIOS -- looking for a tester on real hardware

Stefan Berger stefanb at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Thu Sep 8 14:31:35 CEST 2011

On 09/08/2011 02:47 AM, Sven Schnelle wrote:
> Hi Stefan,
> Stefan Berger<stefanb at linux.vnet.ibm.com>  writes:
>>    Would anybody be interested in testing the TPM support I added to
>> SeaBIOS. I unfortunately don't have a motherboard myself where I could
>> try it. I have added the support to SeaBIOS for the TPM device model
>> in Qemu.  What you would need for trying it is a motherboard with a
>> TPM 1.2 on it. The SeaBIOS TPM support should recognize it, initialize
>> the TPM and allow the user to enter another SeaBIOS menu.
> I have coreboot + seabios running on Thinkpad X60s and T60p. IIRC both
> models have TPM onboard. I could give it a try, but i don't know if i
> have to add any code to coreboot for HW initialization. Actually i have
> no clue how TPM works, never played with it so far... :)
Could you pick up the patches from the SeaBIOS mailing list and try them?
The latest patches were posted in this thread:


For compilation, the .config file in SeaBIOS would have to have


set for the TPM support to be compiled in.

> Regards
> Sven

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