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Subject[PATCH 08/29] move epson1355fb's probe function to .devinit.text
A pointer to epson1355fb_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: Russell King <>
Cc: Krzysztof Helt <>
Cc: Antonino Daplas <>
Cc: Andrew Morton <>
Cc: Paul Mundt <>
Cc: Roland Stigge <>
Cc: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>
drivers/video/epson1355fb.c | 2 +-
1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/video/epson1355fb.c b/drivers/video/epson1355fb.c
index 2735b79..6d755bb 100644
--- a/drivers/video/epson1355fb.c
+++ b/drivers/video/epson1355fb.c
@@ -602,7 +602,7 @@ static int epson1355fb_remove(struct platform_device *dev)
return 0;

-int __init epson1355fb_probe(struct platform_device *dev)
+int __devinit epson1355fb_probe(struct platform_device *dev)
struct epson1355_par *default_par;
struct fb_info *info;
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