Patchwork [1/4] powerpc: use device_initcall for registering rtc devices

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Submitter Paul Gortmaker
Date Jan. 13, 2014, 4:21 p.m.
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Paul Gortmaker - Jan. 13, 2014, 4:21 p.m.
Currently these two RTC devices are in core platform code
where it is not possible for them to be modular.  It will
never be modular, so using module_init as an alias for
__initcall can be somewhat misleading.

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 device_initcall
directly in this change means that the runtime impact is
zero -- they will remain at level 6 in initcall ordering.

Signed-off-by: Paul Gortmaker <>
 arch/powerpc/kernel/time.c        | 2 +-
 arch/powerpc/platforms/ps3/time.c | 3 +--
 2 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)


diff --git a/arch/powerpc/kernel/time.c b/arch/powerpc/kernel/time.c
index afb1b56ef4fa..bee2bb2bbc75 100644
--- a/arch/powerpc/kernel/time.c
+++ b/arch/powerpc/kernel/time.c
@@ -1053,4 +1053,4 @@  static int __init rtc_init(void)
 	return PTR_ERR_OR_ZERO(pdev);
diff --git a/arch/powerpc/platforms/ps3/time.c b/arch/powerpc/platforms/ps3/time.c
index ce73ce865613..791c6142c4a7 100644
--- a/arch/powerpc/platforms/ps3/time.c
+++ b/arch/powerpc/platforms/ps3/time.c
@@ -92,5 +92,4 @@  static int __init ps3_rtc_init(void)
 	return PTR_ERR_OR_ZERO(pdev);