View Full Version : How to retrieve RPM packages from old SLES repos

28-Jan-2013, 19:46

I need to retrieve some kernel-source RPM packages (for versions
2.6.32-13, 2.6.32-59-0.7, 3.0.38-0.5 for both i586 and x86_64 archs.

I've tried to use zypper from a registered SLES11 system but I've
been unsuccessful so far to retrieve packages. I've been able only to
install the latest kernel-source package but I need the RPM file for
different versions.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

28-Jan-2013, 19:58
Have you tried the Patch Finer site on Novell's download site?


Choose 'SUSE Linux Enterprise Server' from the product drop-down, then
type 'kernel' in the bottom search box, then click 'search. Expand the
section for SLES 11 SP1 and sea a bunch of packages, including multiple

Good luck.