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Subject[PATCH] move hgafb's probe function to .devinit.text
A pointer to hgafb_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: Krzysztof Helt <>
Cc: Andrew Morton <>
Cc: Anton Vorontsov <>
Cc: Antonino Daplas <>
drivers/video/hgafb.c | 2 +-
1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/video/hgafb.c b/drivers/video/hgafb.c
index 0129c04..db9b785 100644
--- a/drivers/video/hgafb.c
+++ b/drivers/video/hgafb.c
@@ -551,7 +551,7 @@ static struct fb_ops hgafb_ops = {
* Initialization

-static int __init hgafb_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
+static int __devinit hgafb_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
struct fb_info *info;

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