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Subject[PATCH] move sa11x0-fb's probe function to .devinit.text
A pointer to sa1100fb_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/video/sa1100fb.c | 2 +-
1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/video/sa1100fb.c b/drivers/video/sa1100fb.c
index 076f946..e677012 100644
--- a/drivers/video/sa1100fb.c
+++ b/drivers/video/sa1100fb.c
@@ -1451,7 +1451,7 @@ static struct sa1100fb_info * __init sa1100fb_init_fbinfo(struct device *dev)
return fbi;

-static int __init sa1100fb_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
+static int __devinit sa1100fb_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
struct sa1100fb_info *fbi;
int ret, irq;
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