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Subject[PATCH] move sgiwd93's probe function to .devinit.text
A pointer to sgiwd93_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/scsi/sgiwd93.c | 2 +-
1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/scsi/sgiwd93.c b/drivers/scsi/sgiwd93.c
index 0807b26..fef0e3c 100644
--- a/drivers/scsi/sgiwd93.c
+++ b/drivers/scsi/sgiwd93.c
@@ -226,7 +226,7 @@ static struct scsi_host_template sgiwd93_template = {
.use_clustering = DISABLE_CLUSTERING,

-static int __init sgiwd93_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
+static int __devinit sgiwd93_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
struct sgiwd93_platform_data *pd = pdev->dev.platform_data;
unsigned char *wdregs = pd->wdregs;
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