[rescue] replacing an Ultra2

Charles Shannon Hendrix shannon at widomaker.com
Tue Apr 24 13:25:04 CDT 2007

Tue, 24 Apr 2007 @ 11:03 +0200, Clemson, Chris said:

> > I can't understand why people resort to brute force. Usually
> > that means
> > something is wrong.
> >
> > I saw a guy the other day installing RAM in a workstation,
> > and he pushed
> > so hard on the DIMMs that the motherboard struck its tray bottom.
> Have you actually tried putting DIMMS or PCI cards into a cheap PC
> motherboard?
> Disturbingly, sometimes brute force is needed.

I usually find patience and a little wiggling will get the results I
need without so much force.

The other issue is that with DIMMs you really need to be pushing very
straight, or they won't seat.

I know some stuff is just junk, but most of the time when people are
using brute force, they don't know what they are doing.

The strength of the Constitution lies entirely in the determination of
each citizen to defend it.  Only if every single citizen feels duty
bound to do his share in this defense are the constitutional rights
secure. -- Albert Einstein

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