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SubjectRe: [PATCH] move corgi-ssp's probe function to .devinit.text
Uwe Kleine-König wrote:
> A pointer to corgi_ssp_probe is passed to the core via
> platform_driver_register and so the function must not disappear when the
> .init sections are discarded. Otherwise (when 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.

This corgi_ssp.c and corgi_lcd.c will be obsoleted soon, the only user
corgi_ts.c has been marked as deprecated, and will be remove once the
ssp cleanup work is done, so further fixes to these files are pointless.
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