Dell Powervault 124T Autoloader, v.V85, A16

This is the firmware for the PowerVault 124T Autoloader. This package includes the firmware for the autoloader (version V85) and all of the drives that mount in the PV124T

Autoloader FW: V85
LTO2-L - v1914
LTO3-060 SCSI - v2181
LTO3-060 SAS - v2183
LTO4-120 SAS - v2210
VS160 - v50
LTO5-140 SAS - v3180
LTO3-080 - B6W1
LTO4-120-1- B6W1

Fixes & Enhancements

LTO5-140_SAS drive improvements and enhancements-Only LTO5 Drive update to V3180 FW version.
There is not a new library firmware.


Version V85, A16


Tape Automation

Release date

17 Oct 2011

Last Updated

20 Sep 2012


Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:DELL_POWERVAULT-124T--AUTOLO_A16_R317040.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 21 MB
Format Description:This 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:GNU-Zip
File Name:R317040.tar.gz
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 20 MB
Format Description:This 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 3
Windows Server 2008 x64
Red Hat Ent Linux 4
Suse Linux ES 9
Suse Linux ES 10
Novell Netware
Red Hat Ent Linux 5
Windows Server 2008 x86
Windows Server 2003
Windows 2000
Windows Server 2003 x64
Applies to
KIT, TB, 1500, LTO5, 124T, 1MAG, SAS
KIT, TB, 1500, LTO5, 124T, 2MAG, SAS
KIT, TB, 200/400G, 2U, BRCD, 124T, R
KIT, TB, 200/400GB, 2U, BRCD, V2
KIT, TB, 400/800, LTO3H, 124T, 2MAG
KIT, TB, 400/800G, 2U, BRCD, 124T, R
KIT, TB, 400/800G, LTO3, 124T, 2MAG
KIT, TB, 400/800G, LTO3HH, 124T
KIT, TB, 400/800GB, 2U, BRCD, 124T
KIT, TB, 400GB, LTO3080HH, 124T, X2
KIT, TB, 400GB, LTO3HH, 124T, 2MAG
KIT, TB, 80/160GB, 2U, BRCD, 124T, R
KIT, TB, 80/160GB, 2U, BRCD, V2
KIT, TB, 800, LTO4F, 124T, 1MAG, SAS
KIT, TB, 800, LTO4F, 124T, 2MAG, SAS
KIT, TB, 800, LTO4H, 124T, 2MAG, SAS
KIT, TB, 800, LTO4HH, 124T, LC, X1
KIT, TB, 800, LTO4HH, 124T, LC, X2
KIT, TB, 800G, LTO4H, 124T, SAS
Installation instructions
Custom Instructions for R317040.tar.gz:

1. Copy the file R317040.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 R317040.tar.gz
3. follow the instructions in the readme file for further details.

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 DELL_POWERVAULT-124T--AUTOLO_A16_R317040.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\R317040.
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\R317040 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.
Warning: Do not turn off your computer or disconnect from your power source while updating the BIOS or you may harm your computer. During the update, your computer will restart and you will briefly see a black screen.

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).