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Re: [PATCH v4 1/2] tpm: reduce poll sleep time in tpm_transmit()




On Wed, May 16, 2018 at 01:51:24AM -0400, Nayna Jain wrote:
> tpm_try_transmit currently checks TPM status every 5 msecs between
> send and recv. It does so in a loop for the maximum timeout as defined
> in the TPM Interface Specification. However, the TPM may return before
> 5 msecs. Thus the polling interval for each iteration can be reduced,
> which improves overall performance. This patch changes the polling sleep
> time from 5 msecs to 1 msec.
> 
> Additionally, this patch renames TPM_POLL_SLEEP to TPM_TIMEOUT_POLL and
> moves it to tpm.h as an enum value.
> 
> After this change, performance on a system[1] with a TPM 1.2 with an 8 byte
> burstcount for 1000 extends improved from ~14 sec to ~10.7 sec.
> 
> [1] All tests are performed on an x86 based, locked down, single purpose
> closed system. It has Infineon TPM 1.2 using LPC Bus.

Already applied previous version of this.

/Jarkko