Driver Details

Dell PowerVault LTO4-120 (IBM), v.B710, A12

Firmware upgrade for Dell PowerVault LTO4-120 Tape Drive. This release contains B710 drive firmware and ITDT-DCR (Firmware upgrade utility and diagnostic tool).

Fixes & Enhancements

Several improvements and enhancements.
Several fixes which include:
- Stuck tape prevention
- I/O error recovery

Version

Version B710, A12

Category

Tape Drives

Release date

27 Jul 2011

Last Updated

25 May 2012

Importance

Available formats

File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:TAPE_FRMW_WIN_R309320.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 4 MB
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.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
AC7B60797863F0A69153B2B939F63595
SHA1:
Not available
SHA-256:
Not available
File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:DELL_POWERVAULT-LTO4-120--IB_A12_R309320.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 67 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.
MD5:
Not available
SHA1:
Not available
SHA-256:
Not available

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

Supported Operating Systems
Windows Server 2008 x64
Red Hat Ent Linux 4
Suse Linux ES 9
Suse Linux ES 10
Windows Server 2008 x86
Windows Server 2003
Windows Server 2003 x64
Applies to
KIT, TB, 800GB, EXT, LTO4, R
PowerVault LTO4-120 (IBM)
Installation instructions
Dell Update Package Instructions for TAPE_FRMW_LX_R309320.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_R309320.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_R309320.BIN" from the shell.
4. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the update.


Dell Update Package Instructions for TAPE_FRMW_WIN_R309320.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.


GnuPG Signature of Dell Update Package Instructions for TAPE_FRMW_LX_R309320.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_R309320.BIN.sign

Hard Drive Installation (via WinZip) with HTML Pop-Up Window for
DELL_POWERVAULT-LTO4-120--IB_A12_R309320.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-LTO4-120--IB_A12_R309320.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\R309320.
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\R309320 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.



Important Information
***** LINUX INSTALLATIONS ONLY *****

The default install location for the current release of ITDT has changed in Linux based installations.

The previous destination was: /opt/dell/dvtd/jre Whereas the current default location is: /opt/dell/itdt_dcr/jre


The symbolic link creation example for ITDT in Section 2.1 of the readme file should be:

IBM JRE:
$ ln -sf /opt/IBMJava2-142/jre /opt/dell/itdt_dcr/jre Sun Microsystems JRE:
$ ln -sf /usr/java/j2re1.4.2_09 /opt/dell/itdt_dcr/jre


IMPORTANT: Verify the location of your Java install and adjust the above path accordingly.

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