HP RP2 Retail System
Installation Kit




This installation kit enables the HP RP2 Retail System for use with SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3. The kit provides an updated kernel, wireless, graphics, and touch screen driver updates. For xorg.conf touchscreen modifications, please see the touchscreen configuration section below.


  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 3


  • i586


Installation Kit ISO Image
File: hp_rp2-sle11sp3-i586-1.0.iso · [download]
Size 506 MB
MD5 Checksum 2fe6e5bf8e087b098e1bc1196a817782
SHA256 Checksum 6983a03f1c1e663ab54dbeaca9571921317207445cf6be55af180cf42916f751


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/i386/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.

Example pxelinux config file section:

# Install SLES 11 SP3 with Installation Kit
label install-rp2
kernel linux-rp2
append initrd=initrd-kit splash=silent vga=0x314 showopts install=http://installserver/SLES-11-SP3-i586 addon=http://installserver/rp2-kit
Kernel Image
Name linux · [download]
Size 3.67 MB
MD5 Checksum ef36da5c0078fa07c36aebc4dfe344e1
SHA256 Checksum 1283d9fa5dd5d0e63143404211a63cbe130b779938dee855809348e14b13a53f
Initrd Image
Name initrd · [download]
Size 50.3 MB
MD5 Checksum 5291d4dc5a5ede11da3a7e03cab79a26
SHA256 Checksum 755e072966f4ebced7a4ff600d0e53eac9adde9a6db9231f0dea241719f270b5

package names and versions

The following packages are provided with this installation kit:

touchscreen configuration

  • For correct touchscreen functionality, modify the /etc/X11/xorg.conf as follows:

  • Add the following sections:

    Section "InputDevice"
        Driver "evdev"
        Identifier "RP2_Touch"
        Option "Device" "/dev/input/by-id/usb-Weida_weida-event-if00"

    Section "InputDevice"
        Driver "evdev"
        Identifier "Mouse[1]"
        Option "Device" "/dev/input/by-id/<mouse device here>"

    Then add the following line to the "ServerLayout" section:

    InputDevice "RP2_Touch" "SendCoreEvents"