On Thu, Oct 05, 2006 at 11:51:49PM +0200, Erik Tews wrote:
> Am Donnerstag, den 05.10.2006, 16:25 -0500 schrieb Travis H.:
> > On 10/2/06, Erik Tews <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > > Am Sonntag, den 01.10.2006, 23:42 -0500 schrieb Travis H.:
> > > > Anyone have any information on how to develop TPM software?
> > >                      http://tpm4java.datenzone.de/
> > > Using this lib, you need less than 10 lines of java-code for doing some
> > > simple tpm operations.
> > 
> > Interesting, but not what I meant.  I want to program the chip to verify
> > that the BIOS, boot sector, root partition conform to *my* specification.
> > 
> You can do that (at least in theory).
> 
> First, you need a system with tpm. I assume you are running linux. Then
> you boot your linux-kernel and an initrd using the trusted grub
> bootloader. Your bios will report the checksum of trusted grub to the
> tpm before giving control to your grub bootloader.

And the TPM knows that your BIOS has not lied about the checksum of grub
how?

Thor

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