Intel c600 SCU
Bootable Driver Kit




This site contains a bootable driver kit for use with installing SUSE Linux Enterprise on systems utilizing the Intel c600 chipset and SAS Controller Unit (SCU). The driver kit contains update to the SCU driver as well as the mdadm package.


  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 2


  • i586


Name Size MD5SUM Download
intel_c600_scu-sle11sp2-i386-2.0.iso 45.1 MB 7e36bf530071c9aa21c3dc5aa8c0bac0 download


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/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 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 SP2 with Bootable Driver Kit
label install-bdk
kernel linux-bdk
append initrd=initrd-bdk splash=silent vga=0x314 showopts install=http://installserver/SLES-11-SP2-i586 addon=http://installserver/bdk
File Size MD5SUM Download
Kernel Image 3.55 MB 581d8944ce618e52da956b878c1b9054 linux
Initrd Image 31.3 MB 86d783644ff16de14dd2e25d65382986 initrd

package names and versions

The following packages are provided with this driver kit:


Updates to this driver kit can be found at: updates-readme.html