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Driver Details

Dell PowerVault 110T LTO-2-L (Certance), v.1914, A18

Release contains updated tape drive firmware version 1914.

**DFU allows users to manually update one device at a time.

**DUP will allow users to automatically update all supported devices at once.

Fixes & Enhancements

This firmware has numerous enhancements to the drive including an improved load/unload operation. It also addresses several read/write errors encountered with bad tape media.

Dell branded LTO2 media with a specific serial number may cause symptoms such as failure to load or eject media as well as the illumination of the fault LED.

Drive Behavior:
Dell PowerVault 110T LTO-2-L (Certance):
When the affected media is inserted into a Dell PowerVault 110T LTO-2-L (Certance) drive the amber Error LED will illuminate and the media cannot be written or read. The media can be ejected by pressing the eject button. Version v1914 firmware will properly address the media issue.

Version

Version 1914, A18

Release date

17 Dec 2008

Last Updated

03 Nov 2011

Importance

Recommended

Available formats

File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:TAPE_FRMW_WIN_R203075.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 2MB
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.
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MD5:
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SHA-256:
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File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:DELL_POWERVAULT-110T-LTO-2-L_A18_R203075.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 1MB
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.
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File Format:GNU-Zip
File Name:R203075.tar.gz
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 1MB
Format DescriptionThis format consists of gnu zip files for software installation.
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By downloading, you accept the terms of the Dell Software License Agreement.

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 8.0
Red Hat Linux 9.0
Novell Netware
MS Windows Server 2003
MS Windows NT 4.0
MS Windows 2000
MS Windows 2003 x64

Applies to

KIT, TB, 200GB, EXT, LTO2-LC
KIT, TB, 200GB, EXT, LTO2-LC, V2
KIT, TB, 200GB, EXT, LTO2-LC, V3
PowerVault 110T LTO-2-L (Certance)
PowerVault 110T LTO-2-L (Tandberg)

Installation instructions

Hard Drive Installation (via WinZip) with HTML Pop-Up Window for
DELL_POWERVAULT-110T-LTO-2-L_A18_R203075.EXE

Download
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
appears.
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.

Install
1.Double-click the new icon on the desktop labeled DELL_POWERVAULT-110T-LTO-2-L_A18_R203075.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\R203075.
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\R203075 files were
extracted.
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 R203075.tar.gz:

1. copy the file R203075.tar.gz to a local directory on your linux system.
2. go to the directory on the system which contains the downloaded file.
3. extract the file by typing "tar -zxvf R203075.tar.gz" this will unpackage the file into the current working directory.
4. run the utility by typing "./linux/DFU" this will launch the firmware update application.
5. follow the instruction on the screen to proceed with the firmware update.
6. reboot system after firmware update has completed.
Dell Update Package Instructions for TAPE_FRMW_LX_R203075.BIN:

Download
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.

Installation
1. Read over the release information presented by executing the "./TAPE_FRMW_LX_R203075.BIN --version" command from the shell.
2. Download and install any prerequisites identified in the above step before proceeding.
3. Run the update by executing "./TAPE_FRMW_LX_R203075.BIN" from the shell.
4. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the update.


GnuPG Signature of Dell Update Package Instructions for TAPE_FRMW_LX_R203075.BIN.sign:

Download
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.

Installation
1. Import the Dell public key. (You only need to do once on your system.)
2. Verify the Dell Update Package by using its signature file, TAPE_FRMW_LX_R203075.BIN.sign

Dell Update Package Instructions for TAPE_FRMW_WIN_R203075.EXE:

Download

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.

Installation

1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the new file.
2. Read over the release information presented in the dialog window.
3. Download and install any prerequisites identified in the dialog window before proceeding.
4. Click the Install button.
5. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the update.

Important Information

Firmware upgrade will require a reboot of your system. Please do not proceed if you are unable to reboot your system at this time.

Prior to running the firmware update utility, be sure to stop all of your backup jobs and backup services.

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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).