From: Uwe Kleine-König on
A pointer to w100fb_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 <u.kleine-koenig(a)>
Cc: Philipp Zabel <philipp.zabel(a)>
Cc: Ian Molton <spyro(a)>
Cc: Richard Purdie <rpurdie(a)>
Cc: Antonino Daplas <adaplas(a)>
Cc: Alberto Mardegan <mardy(a)>
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm(a)>
drivers/video/w100fb.c | 2 +-
1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/video/w100fb.c b/drivers/video/w100fb.c
index 2376f68..5d22395 100644
--- a/drivers/video/w100fb.c
+++ b/drivers/video/w100fb.c
@@ -628,7 +628,7 @@ static int w100fb_resume(struct platform_device *dev)

-int __init w100fb_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
+int __devinit w100fb_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
int err = -EIO;
struct w100fb_mach_info *inf;

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