Intel® Cache Acceleration Software (CAS)
Installation Kit




Intel® Cache Acceleration Software (CAS) Installation Kit

This installation kit provides all required modules to add support for the Intel® Cache Acceleration Software (CAS). This kit includes all the required RPM packages for installing and utilizing Intel® CAS in addition to documentation. The documentation includes Intel® CAS Administration guide and Release Notes which will be installed in the following directory: /usr/share/doc/packages/Intel-CAS/

Important Note: Please review the Release Notes and the Administration Guide prior to deploying CAS in a production environment, especially within a Ceph cluster such as SUSE Enterprise Storage (SES).


  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Service Pack 2


  • x86_64


Installation Kit ISO Image
File: Intel-CAS-sle12sp2-x86_64.iso · [download]
Size 7.0 MB
MD5 Checksum 282103311e1f3ab0017f11f718f07fc1
SHA256 Checksum b932a71d18be319c4383bd7a5ee490fb1d6f5eaf738483895a5b01cda63afdb4


Add-on installation

This driver kit can be installed as an "add-on" product during the installation of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server or post installation as described in the following sections of the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Deployment Guide1

In both cases the installation can be done by burning the contents of the ISO image to optical media, or copying the contents to other removable media, local directory, or network location and pointing YaST to the appropriate URI.

On systems with access to, the online repository hosted here can be used to install the driver kit by using the following URL as a SUSE Linux Enterprise add-on product:

Package / Repository Signing Key

This driver kit repository and the packages included are digitally signed for integrity verification.

During installation the installer may ask to import an "untrusted key". This key is the public SUSE SolidDriver Program key (formally known as PLDP) used to verify the packages.

Key information:

Key ID: 79144284C2BEA7E6
Key Name: PLDP Signing Key <>
Key Fingerprint: D59857D5CA0058DA627C5D7779144284C2BEA7E6

The key must be imported to install the driver kit. More information on this key can be found at:


After installation of the driver kit add-on product, a reboot is not required.

Package names and versions

The following packages are provided with this driver kit:


Updates to this driver kit can be found at the following repo:

To update the Intel CAS packages you can run the following command:
# zypper up Intel-CAS-kmp-default

Important Note: If you are upgrading from one SUSE service pack to another (for example SLES12-SP2 to SLES12-SP3), it may be required to uninstall CAS prior to the upgrade. Once the Operating System is upgraded you can install the version of CAS appropriate for that SLES service pack. Please refer to the Intel CAS Administration Guide for further details.