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    Phoronix: AMD "Trusted Memory Zone" Encrypted vRAM Support Coming To Their Linux GPU Driver

    AMD Trusted Memory Zone support is a new feature being worked on for their open-source graphics driver that works in conjunction with the graphics hardware for being able to encrypt portions of the video memory...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...ed-Memory-Zone

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    I'm all for more encryption and don't see anything wrong with this, but it leaves me scratching my head. What use could this have? What are they trying to protect?

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    • #3
      digital Rights Management support maybe,like Widevike from Google?

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      • #4
        Originally posted by bemerk View Post
        digital Rights Management support maybe,like Widevike from Google?
        Could be potentially that. Or maybe workstation/enterprise applications.

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          AndyChow - It's for DRM (Digital Restrictions Management). Your own data won't be protected, don't worry.

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          • #6
            Speaking of GEM, how is that project for a unified memory something that started because nvidia EGL Stream?

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            • #7
              Originally posted by sandy8925 View Post
              AndyChow - It's for DRM (Digital Restrictions Management). Your own data won't be protected, don't worry.
              I wish DRM would die. I want to listen to my purchased music, not be filled with this crap.

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              • #8
                Originally posted by andrei_me View Post
                Speaking of GEM, how is that project for a unified memory something that started because nvidia EGL Stream?
                I guess they stopped working on it because GNOME and KDE have EGLStreams support now.

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by tildearrow View Post

                  I wish DRM would die. I want to listen to my purchased music, not be filled with this crap.
                  Is not yours, you merely licensed it.

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by [email protected] View Post

                    Is not yours, you merely licensed it.
                    Once again, I repeat, I did not mean "it is mine". I only purchased it, so "a copy of it is mine". (by this, I mean the ability to listen the copy)
                    Last edited by tildearrow; 09-12-2019, 05:35 PM.

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