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Re: sgiserial.c / rs_init invoke ?

To: Florian Lohoff <flo@rfc822.org>
Subject: Re: sgiserial.c / rs_init invoke ?
From: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org>
Date: Fri, 14 Apr 2000 14:48:42 +0200 (CEST)
Cc: linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com, linux-kernel@vger.rutgers.edu
In-reply-to: <20000412201829.A451@paradigm.rfc822.org>
Sender: owner-linuxmips@oss.sgi.com
On Wed, 12 Apr 2000, Florian Lohoff wrote:
> i am currently digging deeper into sgiserial.c and friends.
> My problem right now is that i dont understand when and how the
> rs_init should and will be called - Currently i have an
> __initcall(rs_init) in arch/mips/sgi/kernel/setup.c which is definitly
> wrong - But should this be invoked - I cant find how i386 does this
> (Could somebody enlighten me what module_init(rs_init) in
> drivers/char/serial.c does ?)

module_init(rs_init) == __initcall(rs_init)

Both add rs_init() to the list (read: array) of functions to be called during
initialization.

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

                                                Geert

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