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    Subject[PATCH] move orion-ehci's probe function to .devinit.text
    A pointer to ehci_orion_drv_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/usb/host/ehci-orion.c | 2 +-
    1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

    diff --git a/drivers/usb/host/ehci-orion.c b/drivers/usb/host/ehci-orion.c
    index 9d48790..17dc154 100644
    --- a/drivers/usb/host/ehci-orion.c
    +++ b/drivers/usb/host/ehci-orion.c
    @@ -187,7 +187,7 @@ ehci_orion_conf_mbus_windows(struct usb_hcd *hcd,

    -static int __init ehci_orion_drv_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
    +static int __devinit ehci_orion_drv_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
    struct orion_ehci_data *pd = pdev->dev.platform_data;
    struct resource *res;
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