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SubjectRe: [PATCH] move corgi-ssp's probe function to .devinit.text
On Mon, Jul 13, 2009 at 04:44:01PM +0800, Eric Miao wrote:
> 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.
OK, dropped. I hope that either the drivers will be gone when I respin
this series or I still remember having dropped the patches :-)

Best regards

Pengutronix e.K. | Uwe Kleine-König |
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