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Subject[PATCH 11/58] move efifb's probe function to .devinit.text
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A pointer to efifb_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: Peter Jones <pjones@redhat.com>
Cc: Krzysztof Helt <krzysztof.h1@poczta.fm>
Cc: Geert Uytterhoeven <Geert.Uytterhoeven@sonycom.com>
Cc: Jaya Kumar <jayakumar.lkml@gmail.com>
Cc: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Cc: Maciej W. Rozycki <macro@linux-mips.org>
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: Chandramouli Narayanan <mouli@linux.intel.com>
Cc: Huang Ying <ying.huang@intel.com>
---
drivers/video/efifb.c | 2 +-
1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/video/efifb.c b/drivers/video/efifb.c
index daf9b81..94b2e4c 100644
--- a/drivers/video/efifb.c
+++ b/drivers/video/efifb.c
@@ -199,7 +199,7 @@ static int __init efifb_setup(char *options)
return 0;
}

-static int __init efifb_probe(struct platform_device *dev)
+static int __devinit efifb_probe(struct platform_device *dev)
{
struct fb_info *info;
int err;
--
1.6.2
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