Driver Details

Dell PowerVault ML6000, v.Library: 585G.GS003 LTO3:93GM LTO4:A23D LTO5:B170, A16

PowerVault ML6000 firmware release for LTO4 drive and LTO5 drive. Includes ML6000 Library Service Utility and ITDT Utility for flashing drive firmware.

Fixes & Enhancements

This release contains new firmware for LTO4, and LTO5 tape drives that are mounted in a PowerVault ML6000. Fixes for servo acquisition failures, stuck tapes, and other minor failures are included in this firmware, and it is highly recommended for all customers to upgrade to the latest firmware.

See the release notes included in the release for a full list of fixes and new enhancements.


Version Library: 585G.GS003 LTO3:93GM LTO4:A23D LTO5:B17, A16


Tape Automation

Release date

21 Feb 2011

Last Updated

06 Sep 2012


Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:DELL_POWERVAULT--ML6000_A16_R297146.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 108 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.

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

Supported Operating Systems
Red Hat Ent Linux 3
Windows Server 2008 x64
Red Hat Ent Linux 4
Suse Linux ES 9
Suse Linux ES 10
Red Hat Linux 8.0
Red Hat Linux 9.0
Red Hat Ent Linux 5
Windows Server 2008 x86
Windows Server 2003
Windows 2000
Windows Server 2003 x64
Installation instructions
Dell Update Package Instructions:

1. Click the "Download Now" link to download the file.
2. When the File Download window appears, click "Save" to save the file to your hard drive.
Important Information
For detailed step-by-step instructions for upgrading ML6000 library or LTO3, LTO4 or LTO5 tape drive firmware, view the readme bundled with this release.
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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 recommends applying this update during your next scheduled update cycle. The update contains feature enhancements or changes that will help keep your system software current and compatible with other system modules (firmware, BIOS, drivers and software).