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Date:	Sat, 11 Jan 2014 21:56:20 -0500
From:	Paul Gortmaker <>
To:	Andrew Morton <>
CC:	<>,
	Paul Gortmaker <>
Subject: [PATCH] fs/ramfs: don't use module_init for non-modular core code

The ramfs is always built in.  It will never be modular, so
using module_init as an alias for __initcall is rather

Fix this up now, so that we can relocate module_init from
init.h into module.h in the future.  If we don't do this, we'd
have to add module.h to obviously non-modular code, and that
would be a worse thing.

Note that direct use of __initcall is discouraged, vs. one
of the priority categorized subgroups.  As __initcall gets
mapped onto device_initcall, our use of fs_initcall (which
makes sense for fs code) will thus change this registration
from level 6-device to level 5-fs (i.e. slightly earlier).
However no observable impact of that small difference has
been observed during testing, or is expected.

Also note that this change uncovers a missing semicolon bug in
the registration of the initcall.

Signed-off-by: Paul Gortmaker <>
 fs/ramfs/inode.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/fs/ramfs/inode.c b/fs/ramfs/inode.c
index 03b8016e5bbc..d365b1c4eb3c 100644
--- a/fs/ramfs/inode.c
+++ b/fs/ramfs/inode.c
@@ -282,4 +282,4 @@ int __init init_ramfs_fs(void)
 	return err;

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