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    Subject[PATCH] move s3c241xfb's probe function to .devinit.text
    Pointers to s3c2410fb_probe and s3c2412fb_probe are passed to the core
    via platform_driver_register and so the functions must not disappear
    when the .init sections are discarded. Otherwise (if also having
    HOTPLUG=y) unbinding and binding a device to one of the drivers 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: Russell King <>
    Cc: Ben Dooks <>
    Cc: Arnaud Patard <>
    Cc: Krzysztof Helt <>
    Cc: Andrew Morton <>
    Cc: Antonino Daplas <>
    Cc: Vincent Sanders <>
    drivers/video/s3c2410fb.c | 4 ++--
    1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

    diff --git a/drivers/video/s3c2410fb.c b/drivers/video/s3c2410fb.c
    index 7da0027..b8269bd 100644
    --- a/drivers/video/s3c2410fb.c
    +++ b/drivers/video/s3c2410fb.c
    @@ -1002,12 +1002,12 @@ dealloc_fb:
    return ret;

    -static int __init s3c2410fb_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
    +static int __devinit s3c2410fb_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
    return s3c24xxfb_probe(pdev, DRV_S3C2410);

    -static int __init s3c2412fb_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
    +static int __devinit s3c2412fb_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
    return s3c24xxfb_probe(pdev, DRV_S3C2412);
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