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SubjectRe: CONFIG_USB_HOTPLUG (was Patch(?): linux-2.4.0-test11-pre4/drivers/sound/yss225.c compile failure)
"Adam J. Richter" wrote:
> You were right: the
> __devinitdata being used in the USB drivers will probably crash the
> kernel if CONFIG_HOTPLUG is not defined and the USB code attempts to
> recover from an error by faking disconnect/reconnect.
> Until there is __usbdev{init,exit}{,data}, the incorrect
> __devinitdata qualifiers should be removed from the USB device
> drivers (but not from the host controller drivers, which are PCI drivers).

If a user hotplugs a device into a kernel which does not support
CONFIG_HOTPLUG, they are shooting themselves in the foot.

I don't see that __devinitdata should be removed.


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