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  • Page 1 Point Of Sale Linux Operating Systems Configuration Guide G362-0570-00...
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  • Page 4 July 2009 This edition applies to SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 and to all subsequent releases and modifications until otherwise indicated in new editions. IBM support for SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11 is provided under product number 5799-HRL. Current versions of Retail Store Solutions documentation are available on the IBM Retail Store Solutions Web site at http://www.ibm.com/solutions/retail/store/support.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    About this guide ... v IBM 4694-207/247/307/347 . . 11 IBM AnyPlace Kiosk 4836/4838. . 11 Publications accessibility . IBM SurePOS 100 4613-1x8 . . 11 Who should use this guide IBM SurePOS 300 4810-32x/33x/34x . . 12 How this guide is organized .
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  • Page 7: About This Guide

    This guide is intended for systems integrators or administrators who are responsible for installing and configuring supported Linux operating systems on IBM Point of Sale hardware devices. It is not intended to provide general or comprehensive configuration information for the OSs that are covered in this guide.
  • Page 8: Downloads

    If applicable, include a reference to the specific location of the text (for example, the page or table number) on which you are commenting. Between major revisions of this document, there might be minor technical updates. The latest version of this document is available on the Retail Store Solutions Web site at www.ibm.com/solutions/retail/store/ support/publications/. Linux OS Configuration...
  • Page 9: Chapter 1. Common Configuration Procedures

    (tty) assignments to the labeled alphabetical order. You can download the utility at http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=pos1R4000245. The posIBM_setserial utility only supports these IBM POS and AnyPlace Kiosk systems certified for SLES 11, SLED 11, and SLEPOS 11: v IBM 4694-207/247/307/347 v IBM AnyPlace Kiosk 4836-132(12")/135(15")/13V(volume control)
  • Page 10: Slepos 11 Installation Procedures

    SLEPOS 11 installation procedures To use the posIBM_setserial utility in SLEPOS, you can use the normal installation procedure for SLED or SLES, but you can also include it in your image creation so that an image loaded through SLEPOS Branch server to the terminal automatically runs the posIBM_setserial utility. To integrate the package into the image: 1.
  • Page 11: Serial Touch Screen Calibration

    Serial touch screen calibration This chapter provides the procedures for configuring the serial touch screen installed in these IBM Point of Sale hardware devices: v IBM 4694-207/247/307/247 with serial-attached IBM 4820-2xx/4xx/5xx SurePoint Solution v IBM AnyPlace Kiosk 4836 and 4838-x3x/3xx/5xx/7xx/9xx...
  • Page 12: Ibm 4820-2Xx/4Xx/5Xx Surepoint Solution Serial Touch Screen Coordinates

    Table 1. Serial touch screen calibration variable values based on system (continued) System /dev/ttySn (screen size) value driver minimum_X maximum_X minimum_Y maximum_Y IBM SurePOS See “IBM 4820-2xx/4xx/5xx SurePoint Solution serial touch elographics 500 4840 screen coordinates,” if applicable to your installation. IBM SurePOS elographics 4003 4079 500 4846-545 IBM SurePOS elographics...
  • Page 13: Providing Serial Touch Screen Coordinates In Xorg.conf

    EndSection Tone support for Elo touch screens IBM provides a utility which turns on or off the audible feedback for external 4820 Elo USB and RS-232 Elo touch screens. You can download the IBM_elotone4sle-1.0.0-0.i586.rpm package from IBM support web site at http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=pos1R4000246.
  • Page 14: Fbdev Driver Configuration

    Note: USB Elo touch screen are automatically configured at startup. No additional configuration is required. FBdev driver configuration This chapter provides the procedures for configuring the serial touch screen installed in these IBM Point of Sale hardware devices: v IBM 4694-207/247/307/347...
  • Page 15: Msr, Intermac Scanner, And Omni Scanner Configuration

    MSR, Intermac scanner, and Omni scanner configuration To configure a magnetic stripe reader (MSR) (0x4b3/4543), or an Intermac (0x4b3/454b) or Omni (0x4b3/454c) scanner: 1. On the command line, enter the following: mount -t usbfs usbfs /proc/bus/usb 2. If the scanner is driven correctly by the driver, you will see the ID of the device in /proc/bus/usb/devices.
  • Page 16: Javapos Packages Installation

    Search for these JavaPOS RPM packages and check the boxes for them: – ibm-javapos-version-build.i386.rpm – ibmposs-build.i386.rpm – javax-usb-1.0.2-1.i386.rpm – javax-usb-ri-1.0.2-1.i386.rpm – javax-usb-ri-linux-1.0.2-1.i386.rpm 2. Remove the old Java symbolic links and re-link them to the IBM JVM. #rm /usr/bin/java #ln -s /opt/ibm/java2-i386-50/jre/bin /usr/bin/java Linux OS Configuration...
  • Page 17: Rma Packages Installation

    3. Setup the OS path as required, which can be added to your .profile: #export PATH=/opt/ibm/java2-i386-50/jre/bin:$PATH$ 4. Copy the sample JavaPOS provided in the package documentation to the /opt/ibm/javapos/etc/ directory: #cp /opt/ibm/javapos/docs/jposSample.xml /opt/ibm/javapos/etc/jpos.xml RMA packages installation Refer to the IBM Support documentation at http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=219 &uid=pos1R4000158 for the latest release and for support for Linux.
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  • Page 19: Chapter 2. Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 Procedures

    2. Perform the procedures in “Serial touch screen calibration” on page 3. IBM AnyPlace Kiosk 4836/4838 To fully configure SLED 11 to run on the IBM AnyPlace Kiosk 4836/4838: 1. Install SLED 11 according to the documentation at http://www.novell.com/documentation/sled11/ index.html.
  • Page 20: Ibm Surepos 300 4810-32X/33X/34X

    IBM SurePOS 300 4810-32x/33x/34x To fully configure SLED 11 to run on an IBM SurePOS 300 4810-32x/33x/34x: 1. Install SLED 11 according to the documentation at http://www.novell.com/documentation/sled11/ index.html. 2. (4810-34x only) Uninstall all Compiz packages (refer to the SLED 11 documentation).
  • Page 21: Ibm Surepos 500 4840

    [...] EndSection IBM SurePOS 500 4840 To fully configure SLED 11 to run on an IBM SurePOS 500 4840: 1. Install SLED 11 according to the documentation at http://www.novell.com/documentation/sled11/ index.html. 2. Launch the terminal application from Init 3 text console mode.
  • Page 22: Ibm Surepos 700 4800-7X2

    5. Perform the procedures in “Serial touch screen calibration” on page 3. IBM SurePOS 700 4800-7x2 To fully configure SLED 11 to run on an IBM SurePOS 700 4800-7x2: 1. Install SLED 11 according to the documentation at http://www.novell.com/documentation/sled11/ index.html.
  • Page 23: Chapter 3. Suse Linux Enterprise Point

    This chapter presents configuration procedures that are specific to the SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service 11 (SLEPOS 11) operating system, for IBM Point of Sale hardware devices. Hardware requirements SLEPOS 11 supports the hardware listed in this section. In YES CERTIFIED Bulletins, these systems are certified as Server and Workstation.
  • Page 24: Slepos Client Terminals

    SLEPOS 11 also supports IBM System x servers that have been certified for SLED 11 and SLES 11. Novell provides a YES CERTIFIED Bulletin for each supported IBM System x server. Select IBM from the Company list and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 from the Novell Product list. When selecting a Branch Server, consult the Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Technical Specifications at http://www.novell.com/products/server/techspecs.html.
  • Page 25: Video And Serial Touch Screen Configuration

    e. Select Filter > Search. f. Search for the name of the RPM package that you would like to include in the image and check the box for it. 3. Click Finish to proceed with creating the image. 4. Click Yes to save the image configuration and start building the image. Refer to the SLEPOS 11 guide at http://www.novell.com/documentation/slepos11/ for information about image deployment.
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  • Page 27: Appendix A. Safety Information

    Appendix A. Safety information Danger: Before you begin to install this product, read the safety information in IBM Safety Information — Read This First, GA27-4004. This booklet describes safe procedures for cabling and plugging in electrical equipment. Gevaar: Voordat u begint met de installatie van dit produkt, moet u eerst de veiligheidsinstructies lezen in de brochure Veiligheidsinstructies—Lees dit eerst, GA27-4004.
  • Page 28 Voordat u begint met het installeren van dit produkt, dient u eerst de veiligheidsrichtlijnen te lezen die zijn vermeld in de publikatie IBM Safety Information — Read This First, GA27-4004. In dit boekje vindt u veilige procedures voor het aansluiten van elektrische appratuur.
  • Page 29 Vigyázat Mielôtt megkezdi a berendezés üzembe helyezését, olvassa el a IBM Safety Information — Read This First, GA27-4004 könyvecskében leírt biztonsági információkat. Ez a könyv leírja, milyen biztonsági intézkedéseket kell megtenni az elektromos berendezés huzalozásakor illetve csatlakoztatásakor. Pericolo prima di iniziare l’installazione di questo prodotto, leggere le informazioni relative alla sicurezza riportate nell’opuscolo Informazioni di sicurezza—Prime informazioni da leggere in cui sono descritte le...
  • Page 30 Peligro Antes de empezar a instalar este producto, lea la información de seguridad en Información de Seguridad—Lea Esto Primero, GA27-4004. Este documento describe los procedimientos de sequridad para cablear y enchufar equipos eléctricos. Varning—livsfara Innan du börjar installera den här produkten bör du läsa säkerhetsinformationen i dikumentet Säkerhetsföreskrifter—Läs detta först, GA27-4004.
  • Page 31 GA27-4004 GA27-4004 Appendix A. Safety information...
  • Page 32 GA27-4004 GA27-4004 GA27-4004 GA27-4004 GA27-4004 GA27-4004 Linux OS Configuration...
  • Page 33: Appendix B. Notices

    Consult your local IBM representative for information on the products and services currently available in your area. Any reference to an IBM product, program, or service is not intended to state or imply that only that IBM product, program, or service may be used. Any functionally equivalent product, program, or service that does not infringe any IBM intellectual property right may be used instead.
  • Page 34 Questions on the capabilities of non-IBM products should be addressed to the suppliers of those products. This information is for planning purposes only. The information herein is subject to change before the products described become available.
  • Page 35: Appendix C. Trademarks

    AnyPlace v SurePOS v SurePoint Refer to http://www.ibm.com/legal/copytrade.shtml for more information. Intel is a trademark of Intel Corp. in the United States and other countries. Elo is a trademark of Tyco Electronics Corporation in the United States and other countries.
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  • Page 37: Index

    SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop Image Server 15 11 11 POS client image creation 16 SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of resolution and color depth, display 6 POSBranch Server configuration 16 Service 11 15 RMA packages installation 9 video 17 © Copyright IBM Corp. 2009...
  • Page 38 System x server 15 touch screen calibration, RS-232 3 touch screen calibration, RS-485 2 trademarks 27 VIA display driver 6 video SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service 11 17 Linux OS Configuration...
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