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diff --git a/scripts/checkpatch.pl b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
index f9afd075e109..3dcfbc9c6db4 100755
--- a/scripts/checkpatch.pl
+++ b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
@@ -1931,6 +1931,12 @@ sub process {
"use the SSYNC() macro in asm/blackfin.h\n" . $herevet);
}
+# check for old HOTPLUG __dev<foo> section markings
+ if ($line =~ /\b(__dev(init|exit)(data|const|))\b/) {
+ WARN("HOTPLUG_SECTION",
+ "Using $1 is unnecessary\n" . $herecurr);
+ }
+
# Check for potential 'bare' types
my ($stat, $cond, $line_nr_next, $remain_next, $off_next,
$realline_next);