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Subject[PATCH 37/58] move gen_nand's probe function to .devinit.text
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A pointer to plat_nand_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 <u.kleine-koenig@pengutronix.de>
Cc: David Woodhouse <dwmw2@infradead.org>
Cc: Kay Sievers <kay.sievers@vrfy.org>
Cc: Hamish Moffatt <hamish@cloud.net.au>
Cc: David Brownell <dbrownell@users.sourceforge.net>
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: Li Zefan <lizf@cn.fujitsu.com>
Cc: Vitaly Wool <vitalywool@gmail.com>
Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
---
drivers/mtd/nand/plat_nand.c | 2 +-
1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/mtd/nand/plat_nand.c b/drivers/mtd/nand/plat_nand.c
index 75f9f48..86e1d08 100644
--- a/drivers/mtd/nand/plat_nand.c
+++ b/drivers/mtd/nand/plat_nand.c
@@ -30,7 +30,7 @@ struct plat_nand_data {
/*
* Probe for the NAND device.
*/
-static int __init plat_nand_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
+static int __devinit plat_nand_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
{
struct platform_nand_data *pdata = pdev->dev.platform_data;
struct plat_nand_data *data;
--
1.6.2
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