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Dell PowerVault 100T DDS4, v.912L, A10

This is the V912L Firmware for the PowerVault 100T DDS4 Tape Drive. This release also includes DFU (Dell Firmware Update Utility). This release has the same firmware file and same DFU as R110005. The only thing different in this release is an updated Readme file.

Fixes & Enhancements

There have been changes to the firware to increase reliability as well as better error reporting


Version 912L, A10


Tape Drives

Release date

03 Nov 2005

Last Updated

03 Nov 2011


Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:R111765.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 1 MB
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.
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File Format:Tar-Files
File Name:R111765.tar.gz
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 1 MB
Format DescriptionThis file is an archive of compressed files for software installation.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
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Supported Operating Systems
Red Hat Ent Linux 2.1
Red Hat Ent Linux 3
Red Hat Ent Linux 4
Suse Linux ES 9
Red Hat Linux 6.1
Red Hat Linux 6.2
Red Hat Linux 7.0
Novell Netware
Windows Server 2003
Windows NT 4.0
Windows 2000
Windows Server 2003 x64
Applies to
PowerVault 100T DDS4
Installation instructions
Hard Drive Installation (via WinZip) with HTML Pop-Up Window for

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 labeled R111765.EXE.
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\R111765.
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\R111765 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.

Custom Instructions for R111765.tar.gz:

1. download the file R110005.tar.gz to a local directory on the linux system.
2. extract the files from the directory by typing: tar -zxvf R110005.tar.gz
3. run the utility by typing the following in the directory with the extracted files: ./linux/DFU

Important Information
Stop any backup jobs and backup services prior to using the utility.
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