SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15
Installation Kit




SUSE Linux Enterprise offers a comprehensive suite of products built on a single code base. The platform addresses business needs from the smallest thin-client devices to the world's most powerful high-performance computing and mainframe servers. SUSE Linux Enterprise offers common management tools and technology certifications across the platform, and each product is enterprise-class.


  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15


  • x86_64


Installation Kit ISO Image
File: fujitsu_primergy_m5-sle15-x86_64-1.0.iso · [download]
Size 949 MB
MD5 Checksum 7c27451708c1f4a8d64ddce307749bbf
SHA256 Checksum 9cd7e4fdbfbbb6892e5e23eba277c91d2e2997abc627ebee3baa8b01b278264d


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 driver 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 driver 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 driver 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.

Example pxelinux config file section:

# Install SLES 15  with Installation Kit
label install-kit
kernel linux-kit
append initrd=initrd-kit splash=silent vga=0x314 showopts install=http://installserver/SLES-15-x86_64 addon=http://installserver/kit
Kernel Image
Name linux · [download]
Size 6.60 MB
MD5 Checksum 2475f0998cb3c879964736de345c71fd
SHA256 Checksum 61bb6aff9b9e251a9a2244194d8703ab034562a727efe3b52ba9089a19da3a6e
Initrd Image
Name initrd · [download]
Size 72.0 MB
MD5 Checksum c13c3e05454151d5e21ec5dea294946b
SHA256 Checksum 245e7ed7241b4d8c86241b06d5a12c1772fb02586c38556ecc5ae9ede10a15ee

package names and versions

The following packages are provided with this installation kit: