HP RP9 Retail System
Installation Kit




This installation kit supports the HP RP9 Retail Systems on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server/Desktop 11 SP3 Provided in the kit are updates to the kernel, ethernet driver and WiFi drivers to support this platform.


  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 3


  • x86_64


Driver Kit ISO Image
File: hp_rp9_retail_system-sle11sp3-x86_64-1.0.iso · [download]
Size 472 MB
MD5 Checksum 8534d3093b1e8223d9d44357f79e5b18
SHA256 Checksum 9d8bc76ff3a1c44100acfd8ea6f7cffe92e793fc02c6314e52c6174c1d667e48


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 11 SP3 with Installation Kit
label install-rp9-kit
kernel linux-rp9-kit
append initrd=initrd-rp9-kit splash=silent vga=0x314 showopts install=http://installserver/SLES-11-SP3-x86_64 addon=http://installserver/rp9-kit
Kernel Image
Name linux · [download]
Size 3.78 MB
MD5 Checksum 9f478fc9562dcac17ad00f2a54d00270
SHA256 Checksum b86270461cfcaafebe93bcc5866135e2c6ff49d63d01e0e1322e7e1c551154d4
Initrd Image
Name initrd · [download]
Size 52.3 MB
MD5 Checksum bfbd2c8e7b194cf6bfe0dca595020c5c
SHA256 Checksum 35515a24983eb6bb7e946a1716757448b35f490b99b0d0db3119ddfd2c6310e8

package names and versions

The following packages are provided with this driver kit: