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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/9] platform-drivers: move probe to .devinit.text in arch/arm
    On Thu, Feb 04, 2010 at 08:56:49PM +0100, Uwe Kleine-König wrote:
    > A pointer to a probe callback 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 <u.kleine-koenig@pengutronix.de>
    > Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
    > Cc: Arnaud Patard <arnaud.patard@rtp-net.org>
    > Cc: Ben Dooks <ben-linux@fluff.org>
    > Cc: Dmitry Baryshkov <dbaryshkov@gmail.com>
    > Cc: Eric Miao <eric.miao@marvell.com>
    > Cc: Kristoffer Ericson <Kristoffer.Ericson@gmail.com>
    > Cc: Liam Girdwood <liam.girdwood@wolfsonmicro.com>
    > Cc: Paul Sokolovsky <pmiscml@gmail.com>
    > Cc: Richard Purdie <rpurdie@rpsys.net>
    > Cc: Russell King <rmk+kernel@arm.linux.org.uk>

    sharpsl_pm part:
    Acked-by: Dmitry Eremin-Solenikov <dbaryshkov@gmail.com>

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    With best wishes
    Dmitry

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