Overriding/concatenating kernel command-line with bootargs from dtb?

Rob Herring robherring2 at gmail.com
Mon Jun 11 10:34:33 EDT 2012

On 06/08/2012 02:55 AM, Florian Fainelli wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have a specific use case, where two boards using the same SoC have different 
> UART speeds, which is something that I have specified in their corresponding 
> dts files. In order to make sure people don't mess up the configuration, I 
> prefer not to rely on the bootloader-supplied kernel-command line.
> I was kind of expecting that ARM_ATAG_DTB_COMPAT + CMDLINE_EXTEND would 
> actually concatenate the kernel command-line with the bootargs provided from 
> dtb.
> Is this something someone else would need? If so, shall we just make that 
> happen when the two config symbols mentionned above are enabled, or shall we 
> introduce a 4th kernel command line handling strategy?
> Thank you for your answers.

There was a patch to do this:


Please comment if this works for you.


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