[RFT PATCH 1/2] serial: Fix console setup section mismatch

Russell King - ARM Linux linux at armlinux.org.uk
Wed Jun 1 00:21:42 AEST 2016

On Tue, May 31, 2016 at 04:19:31PM +0200, Krzysztof Kozlowski wrote:
> Remove __init annotation from all of console->setup implementations
> because:
> 1. The pointer to it is stored in a struct console which is not
>    marked with __initdata.
> 2. It is referenced by register_console() from kernel which is not
>    marked with __init.

However, many of these drivers, the console can only be used when the
driver is built-in, and register_console() is only called early in

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