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    Subject[PATCH] move spitz-keyboard's probe function to .devinit.text
    A pointer to spitzkbd_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/input/keyboard/spitzkbd.c | 2 +-
    1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

    diff --git a/drivers/input/keyboard/spitzkbd.c b/drivers/input/keyboard/spitzkbd.c
    index c48b76a..f82fb9d 100644
    --- a/drivers/input/keyboard/spitzkbd.c
    +++ b/drivers/input/keyboard/spitzkbd.c
    @@ -343,7 +343,7 @@ static int spitzkbd_resume(struct platform_device *dev)
    #define spitzkbd_resume NULL

    -static int __init spitzkbd_probe(struct platform_device *dev)
    +static int __devinit spitzkbd_probe(struct platform_device *dev)
    struct spitzkbd *spitzkbd;
    struct input_dev *input_dev;
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