Commit 0c9cd395 authored by Uwe Kleine-König's avatar Uwe Kleine-König Committed by David S. Miller

net: move xtsonic's probe function to .devinit.text

A pointer to xtsonic_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: default avatarUwe Kleine-König <>
Cc: Chris Zankel <>
Cc: David S. Miller <>
Cc: Andrew Morton <>
Cc: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarDavid S. Miller <>
parent ffe8553f
......@@ -239,7 +239,7 @@ out:
* Actually probing is superfluous but we're paranoid.
int __init xtsonic_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
int __devinit xtsonic_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
struct net_device *dev;
struct sonic_local *lp;
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