On Fri, Feb 02, 2018 at 07:42:47PM +0530, Ramalingam C wrote:
> On Friday 02 February 2018 07:43 PM, Sean Paul wrote:
> > On Fri, Feb 02, 2018 at 04:15:14PM +0530, Ramalingam C wrote:
> > > If a HDCP repeater is detected with zero hdcp authenticated
> > > downstream devices, there are two option as below:
> > >
> > > 1. Dont continue on second stage authentication. Disable encryption.
> > > 2. Continue with second stage authentication excluding the KSV list and
> > > continue encryption on success.
> > >
> > > This patch adopts the option 1.
> > It doesn't seem that hard to adopt option 2 and avoid failure. That would
> > result
> > in a better experience.
> True. Not too much effort for option 2. But I am not seeing any ROI out of
> it at this point.
> what is the benefit of encrypting if repeater cant use it, as it has 0 sinks
> attached to it.
> Still do we want option two?
Is it possible the repeater itself has video output? I'm also worried about
non-compliant displays which may report having a repeater. If these aren't
possible, I agree. Just beef up the comment like "If there are no downstream
devices, spec requires we disable all encryption. So fail here to ensure hdcp is
> > > Signed-off-by: Ramalingam C <ramalinga...@intel.com>
> > > ---
> > > drivers/gpu/drm/i915/intel_hdcp.c | 4 ++--
> > > 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> > >
> > > diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/intel_hdcp.c
> > > b/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/intel_hdcp.c
> > > index 0021511ae4d7..182a3c8a4e4a 100644
> > > --- a/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/intel_hdcp.c
> > > +++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/intel_hdcp.c
> > > @@ -175,10 +175,10 @@ int intel_hdcp_auth_downstream(struct
> > > intel_connector *connector)
> > > return -EPERM;
> > > }
> > > - /* If there are no downstream devices, we're all done. */
> > > + /* If there are no downstream devices, we're not encrypting. */
> > > num_downstream = DRM_HDCP_NUM_DOWNSTREAM(bstatus);
> > > if (num_downstream == 0)
> > > - return 0;
> > > + return -EINVAL;
> > > ksv_fifo = kzalloc(num_downstream * DRM_HDCP_KSV_LEN,
> > > GFP_KERNEL);
> > > if (!ksv_fifo)
> > > --
> > > 2.7.4
> > >
Sean Paul, Software Engineer, Google / Chromium OS
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