Re: PATCH: Fix crashes with hotplug serverworks

From: Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
Date: Tue Jun 21 2005 - 03:34:28 EST

On 6/21/05, Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 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.

If you care to respin your big patch it I'll gladly take it.
It is indeed needed for PCI hotplug.

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