Checking kernel parameter

Nils Kassube kassube at
Mon Mar 3 15:42:36 UTC 2008

squareyes wrote:
> I want to try adding a parameter to the kernel, first time trying this,
> would the following be correct ?
> to add    combined_mode=libata
> edit  /etc/modprobe.d/options  and add the above line.

No, that file is meant for parameters to specific kernel modules. For 
other kernel parameters use the file /boot/grub/menu.lst and look 
for "defoptions". After the modification run the command "sudo 


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