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NAME

       platform_device_register_simple -

SYNOPSIS

       struct platform_device * platform_device_register_simple  (char * name,
                                                                     unsigned int id,
                                                                     struct resource * res,
                                                                     unsigned int num);

ARGUMENTS

       name   base name of the device we’re adding

       id     instance id

       res    set of resources that needs to be allocated for the device

       num    number of resources

DESCRIPTION

       This  function  creates  a simple platform device that requires minimal
       resource and memory management. Canned release function freeing  memory
       allocated  for  the  device  allows  drivers  using  such devices to be
       unloaded iwithout waiting for the last reference to the  device  to  be
       dropped.