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SubjectRe: [PATCH 31/58] move omap_hdq's probe function to .devinit.text
Hi Evgeniy,

On Sat, Mar 28, 2009 at 11:21:49AM +0300, Evgeniy Polyakov wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 28, 2009 at 12:26:52AM +0100, Uwe Kleine-König ( wrote:
> > A pointer to omap_hdq_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.
> I wonder if it can be hotplugged, but for the consistency it looks good.
Maybe you cannot really hotplug it, but with CONFIG_HOTPLUG you can
unbind it via sysfs and rebind it afterwards, too.

Can I consider this an Acked-by: you?

Best regards

Pengutronix e.K. | Uwe Kleine-König |
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