On 06/23/2011 10:21 AM, JB wrote:
The Intel Trusted Platform consists of two components:
- Trusted Platform Module (TPM) chip
A hardware component, consisting of cryptographic processor and secure
- Trusted Boot
A software component, open-source and partially close-source (?) components,
in Fedora packages.
Why does the TB require closed-source components? I understand that the
code has to be inalterable, but since it is a small and well-defined
piece of infrastructure it could be crypto-signed once and for all.
Having source code access doesn't give anyone more privileges than a