[rescue] Partial success
alaric at metrocast.net
Tue Jun 24 10:10:00 CDT 2008
Mike Hebel wrote:
> I got an Ugh Level grumpy message from: Phil Stracchino
Ugh Level grumpy? :)
>> Steve Hatle wrote:
>>> On 6/24/08 8:41 AM, "Phil Stracchino" wrote:
>>>> If you have clearance below,
>>>> but not above, the slim optical drive, you're OK. If you have
>>>> above, but not below, it's not going to fit.
>>> Well, in that case, just put it in upside down :-)
>> Won't fit the bracket that way. Plus, slim optical drives tend not to
>> have clips to hold the disk in when used in unusual orientations like,
>> say, upside down. ;)
> No...they (99%) have spring-loaded retaining bearings/clips on the central
> spindle. They hold the disc in any orientation. I don't think I've ever
> seen one without them.
Still won't fit the bracket upside down, though.
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