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Date:	Fri, 24 Jun 2011 17:01:54 +0900
From:	Paul Mundt <>
To:	Randy Dunlap <>
Cc:	Sedat Dilek <>,,,, Sedat Dilek <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] gx1fb: Fix section mismatch warnings

On Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 12:31:19PM -0700, Randy Dunlap wrote:
> Fix a chain of section mismatches in geode driver, beginning with:
> WARNING: drivers/video/geode/gx1fb.o(.data+0x70): Section mismatch in reference from the variable gx1fb_driver to the function .init.text:gx1fb_probe()
> The variable gx1fb_driver references
> the function __init gx1fb_probe()
> If the reference is valid then annotate the
> variable with __init* or __refdata (see linux/init.h) or name the variable:
> *_template, *_timer, *_sht, *_ops, *_probe, *_probe_one, *_console
> Making the changes that Paul pointed out resulted in a few more
> changes being needed, so they are all included here.

On Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 12:32:40PM -0700, Randy Dunlap wrote:
> Fix section mismatch warning in sm501fb:
> WARNING: drivers/video/sm501fb.o(.text+0x21d6): Section mismatch in reference from the function sm501fb_init_fb() to the variable
> The function sm501fb_init_fb() references
> the variable __devinitdata sm501_default_mode.
> This is often because sm501fb_init_fb lacks a __devinitdata 
> annotation or the annotation of sm501_default_mode is wrong.

Both applied, thanks.
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