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SubjectRe: [PATCH] smsc-ircc2: Fix section mismatch derived from smsc_ircc_pnp_driver variable
From: Sedat Dilek <>
Date: Mon, 3 Jan 2011 03:28:44 +0100

>>From my build.log:
> drivers/net/irda/smsc-ircc2.o(.data+0x18): Section mismatch in reference from the variable smsc_ircc_pnp_driver to the function .init.text:smsc_ircc_pnp_probe()
> The variable smsc_ircc_pnp_driver references
> the function __init smsc_ircc_pnp_probe()
> If the reference is valid then annotate the
> variable with __init* or __refdata (see linux/init.h) or name the variable:
> *_template, *_timer, *_sht, *_ops, *_probe, *_probe_one, *_console,
> This patch fixes the warning.
> Tested with linux-next (next-20101231)
> Signed-off-by: Sedat Dilek <>

Just like your other patch, this fix is not correct.

Mark smsc_ircc_pbp_probe() as __devinit instead of __init to fix
this bug.

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