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Subject[PATCH 25/58] move macsonic's probe function to .devinit.text
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A pointer to mac_sonic_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 <u.kleine-koenig@pengutronix.de>
Cc: Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@redhat.com>
Cc: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
Cc: Finn Thain <fthain@telegraphics.com.au>
Cc: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org>
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
---
drivers/net/macsonic.c | 2 +-
1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)
diff --git a/drivers/net/macsonic.c b/drivers/net/macsonic.c
index 527166e..d4f913b 100644
--- a/drivers/net/macsonic.c
+++ b/drivers/net/macsonic.c
@@ -555,7 +555,7 @@ static int __init mac_nubus_sonic_probe(struct net_device *dev)
return macsonic_init(dev);
}

-static int __init mac_sonic_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
+static int __devinit mac_sonic_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
{
struct net_device *dev;
struct sonic_local *lp;
--
1.6.2
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