HPE Servers Gen10 Plus
Installation Kit




This SLES12 SP4 driver kit is designed for Hewlett Packard Enterprise ProLiant Gen10 Plus Servers. The kit provides an updated drivers and kernel to enable the following HPE systems:

  • DL325 Gen10 Plus
  • DL385 Gen10 Plus


  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Service Pack 4


  • x86_64


Installation Kit ISO Image
File: hpe_servers_gen10-sle12sp4-x86_64-1.0.iso · [download]
Size 336 MB
MD5 Checksum d07bd1049c7c391e2c0ec4309b6bc770
SHA256 Checksum 14b65c6652cc2f671e6ec7b3075a383225130c2ba6f43a60f7580fae77d9e48b


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 12 SP4 with Installation Kit
label install-kit
kernel linux-kit
append initrd=initrd-kit splash=silent vga=0x314 showopts install=http://installserver/SLES-12-SP4-x86_64 addon=http://installserver/kit
Kernel Image
Name linux · [download]
Size 6.58 MB
MD5 Checksum fbe136c90a79efcba5b358d67f4ffeec
SHA256 Checksum ea72eaf50f9a63038e7876edcf44f27db77596df5e10199cfefe1828f0c23354
Initrd Image
Name initrd · [download]
Size 76.0 MB
MD5 Checksum 8abe7160d6c42fad288e3c62b6f96d0c
SHA256 Checksum af03b174cb0b5f1af2e00be87932eb0ea5d8f102d7f240742b7f571b1dae587b

package names and versions

The following packages are provided with this installation kit: