SUSE Installer Update for SLE15 ppc64le
Installation Kit

Kit Information




This is the SUSE Installer Update for SLE15 ppc64le release that contains a kernel update needed for installing on some Open This installer update contains an updated kernel required for installing SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 on some PowerNV systems.

NOTE: The installer update will install PTF releases of the kernel. Though these packages are fully supported by SUSE, it is highly recommended to update the the installation to the latest general release of the SUSE kernel as soon as possible.


  • SUSE Linux Enterprise 15


  • ppc64le

Media Details

Installation Kit ISO Image
File: suse_installer_update-sle15-ppc64le-1.0.iso
Size 882 MB
MD5 Checksum dad66571666eaff646fd3c0466450c5d
SHA256 Checksum d05b31a31fcf3454feb24c5163c170f8f5fbc605e468ec6c8cfa993805350d5e
Browse Media Contents Online


Media installation

This installation kit is a modified version of the standard SUSE Linux Enterprise installer DVD. The installer has been changed to include updated kernel and/or kernel modules required to support the platforms described in this document. In addition to the modified installer, an additional package repository is included on the DVD that includes the RPM packages that provide the updates. That repository can be found in the suse_installer_update-1.0 subdirectory on the base of the media.

Simply use this media as an updated verion of the general release of the SUSE Linux Enterprise installer media. The installation process is exactly the same as the standard media as described in the SUSE Linux Enterprise Installation Guides.

During installation the installer should indicate that in addition to selected modules, the SUSE Installer Update for SLE15 ppc64le add-on has been automatically selected for installation. It's important that this add-on is installed to ensure the final installation has the required updates for supporting the platforms listed in this document.

Package names and versions

The following package updates are provided with this installation kit: