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HP Z240 Installation Kit for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server/Desktop 12 SP1


This installation kit provides driver updates and support required for the Intel Gen9 Graphics devices on HP workstations:


SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Service Pack 1 SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 Service Pack 1




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.
  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 12 with InstallerKit
label install-gen9-kit
kernel linux-gen9-kit
append initrd=initrd-gen9-kit splash=silent vga=0x314 showopts install=http://installserver/SLES-12-SP1-x86_64 addon=http://installserver/gen9-kit

See for more information.