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> Subject: [PATCH v6 0/9] Replay Protected Memory Block (RPMB) subsystem
> 
> 
> Few storage technologies such is EMMC, UFS, and NVMe support RPMB
> hardware partition with common protocol and frame layout.
> The RPMB partition cannot be accessed via standard block layer, but by a set
> of specific commands: WRITE, READ, GET_WRITE_COUNTER, and
> PROGRAM_KEY.
> Such a partition provides authenticated and replay protected access, hence
> suitable as a secure storage.
> 
> The RPMB layer aims to provide in-kernel API for Trusted Execution
> Environment (TEE) devices that are capable to securely compute block frame
> signature. In case a TEE device wish to store a replay protected data, it
> creates an RPMB frame with requested data and computes HMAC of the
> frame, then it requests the storage device via RPMB layer to store the data.
> 
> The layer provides two APIs, for rpmb_req_cmd() for issuing one of RPMB
> specific commands and rpmb_seq_cmd() for issuing of raw RPMB protocol
> frames,  which is close to the functionality provided by emmc multi ioctl
> interface.
> 
> A TEE driver can claim the RPMB interface, for example, via
> class_interface_register ().
> 
> A storage device registers its RPMB hardware (eMMC) partition or RPMB W-
> LUN (UFS) with the RPMB layer providing an implementation for
> rpmb_seq_cmd() handler. The interface enables sending sequence of RPMB
> standard frames.
> 
> A parallel user space API is provided via /dev/rpmbX character device with
> two IOCTL commands.
> Simplified one, RPMB_IOC_REQ_CMD, were read result cycles is performed
> by the framework on behalf the user and second, RPMB_IOC_SEQ_CMD
> where the whole RPMB sequence, including RESULT_READ is supplied by the
> caller.
> The latter is intended for easier adjusting of the applications that use
> MMC_IOC_MULTI_CMD ioctl, such as
> https://android.googlesource.com/trusty/app/storage/
> 
> There is a also sample tool under tools/rpmb/ directory that exercises these
> interfaces and a simulation device that implements the device part.
> 
> The code is also available from:
> 
> https://github.com/tomasbw/linux-mei.git rpmb
> 

Greg, can you please check if this series has addressed all your comments. 
Are there are any more items that preventing it from merging?

Thanks
Tomas

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