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Subject[PATCH 22/58] move jazzsonic's probe function to .devinit.text
A pointer to jazz_sonic_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 <>
Cc: Ralf Baechle <>
Cc: Jeff Garzik <>
Cc: David S. Miller <>
Cc: Thomas Bogendoerfer <>
Cc: Finn Thain <>
Cc: Geert Uytterhoeven <>
Cc: Andrew Morton <>
drivers/net/jazzsonic.c | 2 +-
1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/net/jazzsonic.c b/drivers/net/jazzsonic.c
index 14248cf..3695f2d 100644
--- a/drivers/net/jazzsonic.c
+++ b/drivers/net/jazzsonic.c
@@ -204,7 +204,7 @@ out:
* Probe for a SONIC ethernet controller on a Mips Jazz board.
* Actually probing is superfluous but we're paranoid.
-static int __init jazz_sonic_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
+static int __devinit jazz_sonic_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
struct net_device *dev;
struct sonic_local *lp;
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