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    Subject[PATCH 45/58] move sgivwfb's probe function to .devinit.text
    A pointer to sgivwfb_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: Antonino Daplas <>
    Cc: Andrew Morton <>
    Cc: Adrian Bunk <>
    Cc: Christoph Hellwig <>
    drivers/video/sgivwfb.c | 2 +-
    1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

    diff --git a/drivers/video/sgivwfb.c b/drivers/video/sgivwfb.c
    index f5252c2..ffe4273 100644
    --- a/drivers/video/sgivwfb.c
    +++ b/drivers/video/sgivwfb.c
    @@ -745,7 +745,7 @@ int __init sgivwfb_setup(char *options)
    * Initialisation
    -static int __init sgivwfb_probe(struct platform_device *dev)
    +static int __devinit sgivwfb_probe(struct platform_device *dev)
    struct sgivw_par *par;
    struct fb_info *info;
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