Cisco UCS M4v4 Processors
Installation Kit




This site contains an installation kit for use with installing SUSE Linux Enterprise Server on specific UCS Servers with Xeon v4 processors. The installation kit contains an official SUSE kernel udpate to enable the systems.


  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 4


  • x86_64


Installation Kit ISO Image
File: cisco_m4v4_processor-sle11sp4-x86-64-1.0-bootable.iso ยท [download]
Size 402 MB
MD5 Checksum 1f10a8f60d0e8d2e4b98e5808a11d8b7
SHA256 Checksum 7afcd575c4b873258d0ab575c8ee72cbe5c1ad543b00e5d2e3b1626aed3932df


Media installation

  1. Burn the ISO image above to an empty CD/DVD media.
  2. Start the installation using the new CD/DVD media, having the standard SUSE Linux Enterprise media at hand or a URL to a network installation server.
    • If doing a network install, enter the URL of the network install source on the boot command line using the 'install=' option.
    • If doing installation from optical media the installer will first boot from the installation kit and then ask to insert CD1 of the SUSE Linux Enterprise product.
  3. An initrd containing updated drivers will be used for installation.

PXE boot installation

  1. Download the ISO image above.
  2. Mount the ISO image for access to the contents.
  3. Copy the kernel and initrd images from the installation kit iso image to the appropriate location on your tftp boot server. The initrd and kernel image are found under the ./install/boot/x86_64/loader directory. Download links for the kernel and initrd images can also be found in the table below.
  4. Copy the contents of the ISO image to a location on your installation server. (The /boot directory may be omitted)
  5. Add the URL of the installation kit location on the installation server to the boot command of the pxelinux config file using the 'addon=' option.
  6. An updated kernel will be used for installation and installed onto the system.

package names and versions

The following packages are provided with this installation kit: