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    Subject[PATCH 09/29] move gbefb's probe function to .devinit.text
    A pointer to gbefb_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 <>
    Cc: Roel Kluin <>
    Cc: Krzysztof Helt <>
    Cc: Thomas Bogendoerfer <>
    Cc: Andrew Morton <>
    Cc: Antonino Daplas <>
    Cc: Kaj-Michael Lang <>
    Cc: Martin Michlmayr <>
    Cc: Joshua Kinard <>
    drivers/video/gbefb.c | 2 +-
    1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

    diff --git a/drivers/video/gbefb.c b/drivers/video/gbefb.c
    index 695fa01..5643a35 100644
    --- a/drivers/video/gbefb.c
    +++ b/drivers/video/gbefb.c
    @@ -1128,7 +1128,7 @@ static int __init gbefb_setup(char *options)
    return 0;

    -static int __init gbefb_probe(struct platform_device *p_dev)
    +static int __devinit gbefb_probe(struct platform_device *p_dev)
    int i, ret = 0;
    struct fb_info *info;
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