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SubjectRe: ramoops: is using platform_drivers correct?
On Mon, May 23, 2011 at 9:27 PM, Stevie Trujillo
<> wrote:
> Hello,
> ramoops (drivers/char/ramoops.c) is for "all" computers right? When I try to
> load it on my laptop, I get ENODEV. This is caused by platform_driver_probe()
> - the code never reaches the ramoops probe callback.
> After I removed the platform_driver stuff, moving everything into ramoops_init
> and ramoops_exit it worked.

Actually that was changed by Kyungmin, Cc'ing...

commit c3b92ce9e75f6353104fc7f8e32fb9fdb2550ad0
Author: Kyungmin Park <>
Date: Wed Oct 27 15:34:52 2010 -0700

ramoops: use the platform data structure instead of module params

As each board and system has different memory for ramoops. It's better to
define the platform data instead of module params.

[ fix ramoops_remove() return type]
Signed-off-by: Kyungmin Park <>
Cc: Marco Stornelli <>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <>

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