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Dell PowerVault 110T DLT VS80, v.5538, A10

This release includes firmware 5538 (v56) which was previously released. This release includes 2 new tools.
1. DFU which will allow users to update firmware one drive at a time on Windows, Linux, and Netware platforms.

2. DUP (Dell Update Package) this utility will automatically update all VS80 tape drives attached to the system.

Fixes & Enhancements

This release includes firmware 5538 (v56) which was previously released. This release includes a new tool DFU which supports firmware upgrade on Windows, Linux, and Netware platforms.

Version

Version 5538, A10

Release date

07 Jun 2006

Last Updated

03 Nov 2011

Importance

Recommended

Available formats

File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:TAPE_FRMW_WIN_R126247.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 1MB
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:
C55AD89F08DBD664394389DFDC96A96B
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SHA-256:
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File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:R126247.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 973KB
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:R126247.tar.gz
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 861KB
Format DescriptionThis format consists of gnu zip files for software installation.
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MD5:
b2ff29de99dfbaca81df449153701698
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SHA-256:
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By downloading, you accept the terms of the Dell Software License Agreement.

Supported Operating Systems

Red Hat Ent Linux 3
Red Hat Ent Linux 4
Suse Linux ES 9
Novell Netware
MS Windows Server 2003
MS Windows NT 4.0
MS Windows 2000
MS Windows 2003 x64

Applies to

KIT, TB, RACK, 1U, VS80, V1
KIT, TB, RACK, 1U, VS80, VS80, V1

Installation instructions

Custom Instructions for R126247.tar.gz:

Linux
1.Copy the file R126247.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 R126247.tar.gz
3.Go to the linux directory of the unziped files and type ./DFU and follow the instructions on the screen.
Hard Drive Installation (via WinZip) with HTML Pop-Up Window for
R126247.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 R126247.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\R126247.
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\R126247 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.


Dell Update Package Instructions for TAPE_FRMW_WIN_R126247.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.


Dell Update Package Instructions for TAPE_FRMW_LX_R126247.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_R126247.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_R126247.BIN" from the shell.
4. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the update.


GnuPG Signature of Dell Update Package Instructions for TAPE_FRMW_LX_R126247.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_R126247.BIN.sign

Important Information

The Linux applications requires a minimum of RHEL3 with GCC 3.2.3 or at least SLES9 Enterprise Edition. To update tape devices on systems with earlier versions of linux, please remove the drive from that system then perform the update with the tape drive connected to a system with a supported version of Linux. After the update is complete return the drive to the original system.

**updating the device via DFU will allow user to update one device at a time. Using the Dell Update Packages will update all devices found on the system automatically.

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