[rescue] Partial success
lionel4287 at verizon.net
Tue Jun 24 16:25:46 CDT 2008
>From: Mike Hebel <nimitz at nimitzbrood.com>
>Date: 2008/06/24 Tue AM 10:40:47 EDT
>To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
>Subject: Re: [rescue] Partial success
>>> 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.
But the issue is you'd have to hold the disc in-place as the drive tray retracts - sub-optimal for nearly all conveivable terrestial applications...
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