#11739 NORM Future : Bitfrost and BIOS Crypto do not work on x86_64

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Wed Mar 28 11:45:14 EDT 2012

#11739: Bitfrost and BIOS Crypto do not work on x86_64
 Reporter:  martin.langhoff  |                 Owner:  martin.langhoff
     Type:  defect           |                Status:  new            
 Priority:  normal           |             Milestone:  Future Release 
Component:  security         |               Version:  not specified  
 Keywords:                   |           Next_action:  diagnose       
 Verified:  0                |   Deployment_affected:                 
Blockedby:                   |              Blocking:                 
 We need to investigate.

  * Rebuilding the bitfrost rpm on x86_64 results in a bitfrost package
 where pysign and pyverify always fail.
  * bios-crypto is known to not work on 64-bit. At least, anything that
 uses sig01 (e.g. activation/devkey generation) generates bad data. If
 sig01 is changed to use ltm_desc (libtommath instead of tomsfastmath),
 things start working again.

Ticket URL: <http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/11739>
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