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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 29/58] move omap24xxcam's probe function to .devinit.text
    Hallo Sakari,

    On Wed, Apr 01, 2009 at 10:40:15AM +0300, Sakari Ailus wrote:
    > ext Uwe Kleine-König wrote:
    >> A pointer to omap24xxcam_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 <>
    >> Cc: Sakari Ailus <>
    >> Cc: Trilok Soni <>
    >> Cc: Hans Verkuil <>
    >> Cc: Mauro Carvalho Chehab <>
    >> Cc: Andrew Morton <>
    >> ---
    >> drivers/media/video/omap24xxcam.c | 2 +-
    >> 1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)
    > Signed-off-by: Sakari Ailus <>
    Does your S-o-b means you care for inclusion in mainline?[1] Or should
    I record that as an Acked-by?

    Best regards

    [1] Quoting Documentation/SubmittingPatches:
    "The Signed-off-by: tag indicates that the signer was involved
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    If a person was not directly involved in the preparation or
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