Driver Details

LTO5 Webpost Firmware Package A03

Firmware upgrade for Dell PowerVault LTO5-140 Tape Drive. This release contains B6W1 drive firmware and ITDT-DCR.

Fixes & Enhancements

- Enhancements to Mid-Tape Recovery (MTR) algorithm which reduces the time required to complete the MTR preocess
- Stuck tape prevention
- I/O error recovery



Version B6W1, A03


Tape Drives

Release date

06 Dec 2011

Last Updated

30 Jul 2016


Available formats

File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:TAPE_FRMW_WIN_R309319.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 13 MB
Format Description:Dell 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.
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File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:DELL_MULTI-DEVICE_A03_R309319.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 69 MB
Format Description:This 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.

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Supported Operating Systems
Windows Server 2008 x64
Red Hat Ent Linux 4
Suse Linux ES 9
Suse Linux ES 10
Red Hat Ent Linux 5
Windows Server 2008 x86
Windows Server 2003
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 2003 x64
Applies to
PowerVault LTO5-140 (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.
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Dell highly recommends applying this update as soon as possible. The update contains changes to improve the reliability and availability of your Dell system.