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@@ -34,5 +34,11 @@ VideoCore firmware creates a device tree based on the entries in ``config.txt``.
bootm -o /vc.dtb /boot/kernel7.img
+VideoCore device tree also contains the kernel command-line that is constructed from ``cmdline.txt`` and other parameters internally determined by the VideoCore firmware. Normally in Barebox this command-line gets overwritten on boot by the Linux bootargs (see :ref:`booting_linux`).
+The original command-line from VideoCore device tree is available to the Barebox environment in the ``vc.bootargs`` global variable. For example, to append it to the Linux bootargs::
+ global"$"
.. _Raspberry Pi firmware:
.. _documentation for config.txt: