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SubjectRe: [PATCH 12/19] pinctrl: exynos: don't mark probing functions as __init
On Fri, Jan 25, 2013 at 3:14 PM, Arnd Bergmann <> wrote:

> Functions called from a driver probe() method must not be
> marked __init, because they may get called after the
> init phase is done, when the device shows up late, or
> because of deferred probing.
> Without this patch, building exynos_defconfig results in
> multiple warnings like:
> WARNING: drivers/pinctrl/built-in.o(.text+0x51bc): Section mismatch in reference from the function exynos5440_pinctrl_probe() to the function .init.text:exynos5440_gpiolib_register()
> The function exynos5440_pinctrl_probe() references
> the function __init exynos5440_gpiolib_register().
> This is often because exynos5440_pinctrl_probe lacks a __init
> annotation or the annotation of exynos5440_gpiolib_register is wrong.
> Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <>
> Cc: Linus Walleij <>
> Cc: Tomasz Figa <>
> Cc: Kukjin Kim <>

Applied with Kukjin's ACK, thanks!

Linus Walleij

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