Driver Details

LTO4 Webpost Firmware Package A10

Firmware upgrade for Dell PowerVault LTO4-120-HH (IBM) Tape Drive. This release contains drive firmware and ITDT-DCR.

Fixes & Enhancements

- Servo Error reduction caused by improper head positioning
- Read Write enhancements in drive channel reducing permanent errors



Version C7R3, A10


Tape Drives

Release date

02 Jun 2014

Last Updated

03 Jun 2014



Available formats

File Format:GnuPG Signature for Linux Update Package
File Name:Tape-Drives_Firmware_9T15F_LN32_C7Q1C7R3_A10.BIN.sign
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 0.2KB
Format DescriptionThe GnuPG signature for Red Hat Linux Update Package can be used to authenticate Dell's identity in the correlated Red Hat Linux Update Package.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
File Format:Update Package for Red Hat Linux
File Name:Tape-Drives_Firmware_9T15F_LN32_C7Q1C7R3_A10.BIN
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 9MB
Format DescriptionDell Update Packages for Linux can be used as stand-alone applications that ensure that specific validation criteria are met, then apply an update.
Note: Update Packages for Linux are open source. See the Dell Update Packages for Linux Readme for details.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:Tape-Drives_Firmware_9T15F_WN32_C7Q1C7R3_A10.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 11MB
Format DescriptionDell Update Packages (DUP) in Microsoft Windows 32bit format have been designed to run on Microsoft Windows 64bit Operating Systems. Dell Update Packages (DUP) in Microsoft Windows 64bit format will only run on Microsoft Windows 64bit Operating Systems. When selecting a device driver update be sure to select the one that is appropriate for your operating system.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:9T15F_LTO4HH_C7Q1-C7R3_ZPE.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 92MB
Format DescriptionThis file contains a compressed (or zipped) set of files. Download the file to a folder on your hard drive, and then run (double-click) it to unzip the set of files. Follow the instructions to complete the installation.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.

By downloading, you accept the terms of the Dell Software License Agreement.

Supported Operating Systems

Not Applicable

Applies to

PowerVault LTO4-120HH (IBM)

Installation instructions

Hard Drive Installation (via WinZip) with HTML Pop-Up Window

1.Click Download Now, to download the file.
2.When the File Download window appears, click Save this program to
disk (Windows XP users, click Save) and click OK. The Save In: window
3.From the Save In: field, click the down arrow then click to
select Desktop and click Save. The file will download to your desktop.
4.If the Download Complete window appears, click Close. The file
name icon appears on your desktop.

1.Double-click the new icon on the desktop
The Self-Extractor window appears.
2.Click OK or Continue.
The Self-Extracting Driver Installation window appears and prompts to
extract files to C:\DELL\DRIVERS
3.Leave all of the default settings and click Unzip or OK. If the
directory doesn't exist, you'll be prompted to create one. Click Yes. A
Self Extractor window appears and indicates C:\DELL\DRIVERS files were
4.Click OK.
Follow the on-screen installation instructions in the window.

HTML Pop-Up With Install Now Button
1.The Dell Software Installation Documentation window appears.
2.Click the Install Now button. A File Download window appears.
3.Click Run this program from its current location and click OK.
The Security Warning window appears.
4.Click Yes. The InstallShield Wizard window appears.
5.Follow the on-screen instructions.

Important Information

This release supports both versions of the LTO4-120-HH drives:
LTO4-120-HHv1 = C7Q1
LTO4-120-HHv2 = C7R3

The DUP for both Windows and Linux will automatically detect the drive attached and update the drive accordingly.
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This driver has been tested by both the independent software vendor (ISV) and Dell on the operating systems, graphics cards, and application supported by your device to ensure maximum compatibility and performance. Details
Dell highly recommends applying this update as soon as possible. The update contains changes to improve the reliability and availability of your Dell system.