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Subject[PATCH 01/58] move acornfb's probe function to .devinit.text
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A pointer to acornfb_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: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
Cc: Antonino Daplas <adaplas@pol.net>
Cc: linux-fbdev-devel@lists.sourceforge.net
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
---
drivers/video/acornfb.c | 2 +-
1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/video/acornfb.c b/drivers/video/acornfb.c
index 61c3d3f..19e4b21 100644
--- a/drivers/video/acornfb.c
+++ b/drivers/video/acornfb.c
@@ -1259,7 +1259,7 @@ free_unused_pages(unsigned int virtual_start, unsigned int virtual_end)
printk("acornfb: freed %dK memory\n", mb_freed);
}

-static int __init acornfb_probe(struct platform_device *dev)
+static int __devinit acornfb_probe(struct platform_device *dev)
{
unsigned long size;
u_int h_sync, v_sync;
--
1.6.2
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