Define function ubiblock_create_dev(char *name, dev_t *bdev)
which returns the created device by setting the point bdev.
This is useful for in-kernel users creating a ubiblock device
in order to mount the root filesystem.

Signed-off-by: Daniel Golle <dan...@makrotopia.org>
---
 drivers/mtd/ubi/block.c | 11 ++++++++++-
 drivers/mtd/ubi/ubi.h   |  2 ++
 include/linux/mtd/ubi.h | 16 ++++++++++++++++
 3 files changed, 28 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/mtd/ubi/block.c b/drivers/mtd/ubi/block.c
index ebf46ad..58b818f 100644
--- a/drivers/mtd/ubi/block.c
+++ b/drivers/mtd/ubi/block.c
@@ -49,6 +49,7 @@
 #include <linux/hdreg.h>
 #include <linux/scatterlist.h>
 #include <linux/idr.h>
+#include <linux/kdev_t.h>
 #include <asm/div64.h>
 
 #include "ubi-media.h"
@@ -356,7 +357,11 @@ static struct blk_mq_ops ubiblock_mq_ops = {
 
 static DEFINE_IDR(ubiblock_minor_idr);
 
-int ubiblock_create(struct ubi_volume_info *vi)
+int ubiblock_create(struct ubi_volume_info *vi) {
+       return ubiblock_create_dev(vi, NULL);
+}
+
+int ubiblock_create_dev(struct ubi_volume_info *vi, dev_t *bdev)
 {
        struct ubiblock *dev;
        struct gendisk *gd;
@@ -448,6 +453,10 @@ int ubiblock_create(struct ubi_volume_info *vi)
        add_disk(dev->gd);
        dev_info(disk_to_dev(dev->gd), "created from ubi%d:%d(%s)",
                 dev->ubi_num, dev->vol_id, vi->name);
+
+       if (bdev)
+               *bdev = MKDEV(gd->major, gd->first_minor);
+
        return 0;
 
 out_free_queue:
diff --git a/drivers/mtd/ubi/ubi.h b/drivers/mtd/ubi/ubi.h
index de1ea2e4..7700752 100644
--- a/drivers/mtd/ubi/ubi.h
+++ b/drivers/mtd/ubi/ubi.h
@@ -39,6 +39,7 @@
 #include <linux/notifier.h>
 #include <linux/mtd/mtd.h>
 #include <linux/mtd/ubi.h>
+#include <linux/kdev_t.h>
 #include <asm/pgtable.h>
 
 #include "ubi-media.h"
@@ -917,6 +918,7 @@ static inline int ubi_update_fastmap(struct ubi_device 
*ubi) { return 0; }
 int ubiblock_init(void);
 void ubiblock_exit(void);
 int ubiblock_create(struct ubi_volume_info *vi);
+int ubiblock_create_dev(struct ubi_volume_info *vi, dev_t *bdev);
 int ubiblock_remove(struct ubi_volume_info *vi);
 #else
 static inline int ubiblock_init(void) { return 0; }
diff --git a/include/linux/mtd/ubi.h b/include/linux/mtd/ubi.h
index 0b92aa5..3d6444f 100644
--- a/include/linux/mtd/ubi.h
+++ b/include/linux/mtd/ubi.h
@@ -21,7 +21,9 @@
 #ifndef __LINUX_UBI_H__
 #define __LINUX_UBI_H__
 
+#include <linux/errno.h>
 #include <linux/ioctl.h>
+#include <linux/kdev_t.h>
 #include <linux/types.h>
 #include <linux/scatterlist.h>
 #include <mtd/ubi-user.h>
@@ -282,4 +284,18 @@ static inline int ubi_read_sg(struct ubi_volume_desc 
*desc, int lnum,
 {
        return ubi_leb_read_sg(desc, lnum, sgl, offset, len, 0);
 }
+
+
+/*
+ * This function allows in-kernel users to create a ubiblock device and
+ * get to know about the created device.
+ */
+#ifdef CONFIG_MTD_UBI_BLOCK
+int ubiblock_create_dev(struct ubi_volume_info *vi, dev_t *bdev);
+#else
+int ubiblock_create_dev(struct ubi_volume_info *vi, dev_t *bdev) {
+       return -ENOTSUPP;
+}
+#endif
+
 #endif /* !__LINUX_UBI_H__ */
-- 
2.9.3


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