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Subject[PATCH] move bf54x-lq043's probe function to .devinit.text
A pointer to bfin_bf54x_probe is passed to the core via
platform_driver_register and so the function must not disappear when the
.init sections are discarded. Otherwise (if also having HOTPLUG=y)
unbinding and binding a device to the driver via sysfs will result in an
oops as does a device being registered late.

An alternative to this patch is using platform_driver_probe instead of
platform_driver_register plus removing the pointer to the probe function
from the struct platform_driver.

Signed-off-by: Uwe Kleine-König <>
drivers/video/bf54x-lq043fb.c | 2 +-
1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/video/bf54x-lq043fb.c b/drivers/video/bf54x-lq043fb.c
index 7644ed2..3e7c3d6 100644
--- a/drivers/video/bf54x-lq043fb.c
+++ b/drivers/video/bf54x-lq043fb.c
@@ -517,7 +517,7 @@ static irqreturn_t bfin_bf54x_irq_error(int irq, void *dev_id)

-static int __init bfin_bf54x_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
+static int __devinit bfin_bf54x_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
struct bfin_bf54xfb_info *info;
struct fb_info *fbinfo;
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