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Dell PowerVault 110T DLT VS160, v.3200, A15

This release includes new firmware for the VS160 Tape Drive. This will replace any previous releases. Firmware will update to version 3200 (v50). This release includes DFU and DUP.

The DFU utility is used to flash the firmware for Windows, Linux, and Netware one drive at a time.

The DUP (Dell Update package) utility is used to automatically update all supported tape devices at once with minimum user interaction.

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes and Enhancements included in firmware version 3200 v50:
1. Addresses condition which can lead to a stuck tape scenario when the eject button is pressed in certain unusual sequences.
2. Prevents the EEROM from being reset when a high number of spurious power glitches occur.
3. Adds support for Tape Alert Flags 20 and 21.
4. Uses the tach sensor more efficiently to extend its life.

Version

Version 3200, A15

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_R203222.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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File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:DELL_POWERVAULT-110T-DLT-VS1_A15_R203222.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:R203222.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 6.1
Red Hat Linux 6.2
Red Hat Linux 7.0
Novell Netware
MS Windows Server 2003
MS Windows NT 4.0
MS Windows 2000
MS Windows 2003 x64

Applies to

KIT, TB, 80/160G, NN, EXT, 110T, V2
KIT, TB, 80/160G, NN, EXT, 110T, V3
KIT, TB, RACK, 1U, VS160
KIT, TB, RACK, 1U, VS160, X2

Installation instructions

Hard Drive Installation (via WinZip) with HTML Pop-Up Window for
DELL_POWERVAULT-110T-DLT-VS1_A15_R203222.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-DLT-VS1_A15_R203222.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\R203222.
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\R203222 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 R203222.tar.gz:

Linux
1.Copy the file R203222.tar.gz file to the Linux system.
2.Open a console session and go to the directory where the file was saved and type the command: tar –zxvf R203222.tar.gz
3.Go to the linux directory of the unziped files and type ./DFU and follow the instructions on the screen.
Dell Update Package Instructions for TAPE_FRMW_LX_R203222.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_R203222.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_R203222.BIN" from the shell.
4. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the update.


GnuPG Signature of Dell Update Package Instructions for TAPE_FRMW_LX_R203222.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_R203222.BIN.sign

Dell Update Package Instructions for TAPE_FRMW_WIN_R203222.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

** A system reboot will be required to complete the Firmware update process.

** Firmware tools for Linux require GCC 3.2.3 or later in order to function properly.

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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).