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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 09/58] move cobalt-lcd's probe function to .devinit.text
    On Sat, Mar 28, 2009 at 12:26:30AM +0100, Uwe Kleine-König wrote:

    > A pointer to cobalt_lcdfb_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: Yoichi Yuasa <yoichi_yuasa@tripeaks.co.jp>
    > Cc: Krzysztof Helt <krzysztof.h1@poczta.fm>
    > Cc: Antonino Daplas <adaplas@pol.net>
    > Cc: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
    > Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>

    Acked-by: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>

    Ralf
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