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    Subject[PATCH] move snirm_53c710's probe function to .devinit.text
    A pointer to snirm710_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: Kay Sievers <>
    Cc: David Brownell <>
    Cc: Andrew Morton <>
    Cc: James Bottomley <>
    Cc: Thomas Bogendoerfer <>
    drivers/scsi/sni_53c710.c | 2 +-
    1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

    diff --git a/drivers/scsi/sni_53c710.c b/drivers/scsi/sni_53c710.c
    index 37b3359..56cf0bb 100644
    --- a/drivers/scsi/sni_53c710.c
    +++ b/drivers/scsi/sni_53c710.c
    @@ -64,7 +64,7 @@ static struct scsi_host_template snirm710_template = {
    .module = THIS_MODULE,

    -static int __init snirm710_probe(struct platform_device *dev)
    +static int __devinit snirm710_probe(struct platform_device *dev)
    unsigned long base;
    struct NCR_700_Host_Parameters *hostdata;
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