Re: PATCH: Fix crashes with hotplug serverworks

From: Christoph Hellwig
Date: Tue Jun 21 2005 - 03:17:50 EST

On Mon, Jun 20, 2005 at 09:21:13PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> You can't install the base kernel on a Stratus box because of the
> overuse of __init. Affects both IDE layers identically. It isn't the
> only misuser of __init so more review of other drivers (or fixing
> ide_register code to know about hotplug v non-hotplug chipsets) would be
> good.

Well, because of fake-hotplug we really need to mark every ->probe routine
and what's called from it __devinit. Debian has patch to do that forever
but Bart refused to take it.

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