This site contains an updated install image (kISO) for use with installing SUSE Linux Enterprise on SGI® UV™ systems.
The kISO contains updates to the SUSE Linux Enterprise kernel.


  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 3


  • x86_64

supported server systems

  • SGI® UV™ 300
  • SGI® UV™ for SAP HANA


Name Size MD5SUM Download
SGI_UV3_kISO_SLES11_SP3.x86_64.iso 85.3 MB c57e65a4e50bbefb967a76c7e38df9dc 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 kISO and then ask to insert CD1 of the SUSE Linux Enterprise product.

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 kISO image to the appropriate location on your tftp boot server. The initrd and kernel image are found under the ./boot/x86_64/loader directory. Download links for the kernel and initrd images can also be found in the table below.
  4. An updated kernel will be used for installation and installed onto the system.

Example pxelinux config file section:

# Install SLES 11 SP3 with kISO
label install-kISO
kernel linux-kISO
append initrd=initrd-kISO splash=silent vga=0x314 showopts
File Size MD5SUM Download
Kernel Image 3.8 MB 084c815e932386249edf6bb06c17c7a4 linux
Initrd Image 66.4 MB 6925068f1b301bf5f4cf5504e85b00ae initrd

package names and versions

The following packages are provided with this kISO:

  • kernel-default-3.0.101-0.31.1.x86_64.rpm
  • kernel-default-base-3.0.101-0.31.1.x86_64.rpm


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