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diff --git a/Documentation/PCI/pci.txt b/Documentation/PCI/pci.txt
index aa09e5476bb..bccf602a87f 100644
--- a/Documentation/PCI/pci.txt
+++ b/Documentation/PCI/pci.txt
@@ -183,12 +183,6 @@ Please mark the initialization and cleanup functions where appropriate
__exit Exit code. Ignored for non-modular drivers.
- __devinit Device initialization code.
- Identical to __init if the kernel is not compiled
- with CONFIG_HOTPLUG, normal function otherwise.
- __devexit The same for __exit.
Tips on when/where to use the above attributes:
o The module_init()/module_exit() functions (and all
initialization functions called _only_ from these)
@@ -196,20 +190,6 @@ Tips on when/where to use the above attributes:
o Do not mark the struct pci_driver.
- o The ID table array should be marked __devinitconst; this is done
- automatically if the table is declared with DEFINE_PCI_DEVICE_TABLE().
- o The probe() and remove() functions should be marked __devinit
- and __devexit respectively. All initialization functions
- exclusively called by the probe() routine, can be marked __devinit.
- Ditto for remove() and __devexit.
- o If mydriver_remove() is marked with __devexit(), then all address
- references to mydriver_remove must use __devexit_p(mydriver_remove)
- (in the struct pci_driver declaration for example).
- __devexit_p() will generate the function name _or_ NULL if the
- function will be discarded. For an example, see drivers/net/tg3.c.
o Do NOT mark a function if you are not sure which mark to use.
Better to not mark the function than mark the function wrong.