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Subject[PATCH] move leds-clevo-mail's probe function to .devinit.text
A pointer to clevo_mail_led_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 <>
drivers/leds/leds-clevo-mail.c | 2 +-
1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/leds/leds-clevo-mail.c b/drivers/leds/leds-clevo-mail.c
index 1813c84..8ee83ce 100644
--- a/drivers/leds/leds-clevo-mail.c
+++ b/drivers/leds/leds-clevo-mail.c
@@ -145,7 +145,7 @@ static struct led_classdev clevo_mail_led = {

-static int __init clevo_mail_led_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
+static int __devinit clevo_mail_led_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
return led_classdev_register(&pdev->dev, &clevo_mail_led);
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