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diff --git a/include/uapi/mtd/ubi-user.h b/include/uapi/mtd/ubi-user.h
index 9c885e26cc0f..1927b0d78a99 100644
--- a/include/uapi/mtd/ubi-user.h
+++ b/include/uapi/mtd/ubi-user.h
@@ -138,9 +138,12 @@
* Block devices on UBI volumes
* ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
*
- * To create or remove a R/O block device on top of an UBI volume the
- * %UBI_IOCVOLCRBLK and %UBI_IOCVOLRMBLK ioctl commands should be used,
- * respectively. These commands take no arguments.
+ * To create a R/O block device on top of an UBI volume the %UBI_IOCVOLCRBLK
+ * should be used. A pointer to a &struct ubi_blkcreate_req object is expected
+ * to be passed, which is not used and reserved for future usage.
+ *
+ * Conversely, to remove a block device the %UBI_IOCVOLRMBLK should be used,
+ * which takes no arguments.
*/
/*
@@ -199,7 +202,7 @@
#define UBI_IOCSETVOLPROP _IOW(UBI_VOL_IOC_MAGIC, 6, \
struct ubi_set_vol_prop_req)
/* Create a R/O block device on top of an UBI volume */
-#define UBI_IOCVOLCRBLK _IO(UBI_VOL_IOC_MAGIC, 7)
+#define UBI_IOCVOLCRBLK _IOW(UBI_VOL_IOC_MAGIC, 7, struct ubi_blkcreate_req)
/* Remove the R/O block device */
#define UBI_IOCVOLRMBLK _IO(UBI_VOL_IOC_MAGIC, 8)
@@ -431,4 +434,12 @@ struct ubi_set_vol_prop_req {
__u64 value;
} __packed;
+/**
+ * struct ubi_blkcreate_req - a data structure used in block creation requests.
+ * @padding: reserved for future, not used, has to be zeroed
+ */
+struct ubi_blkcreate_req {
+ __s8 padding[128];
+} __packed;
+
#endif /* __UBI_USER_H__ */

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