[rescue] PCI bracket exchange

Mr Ian Primus ian_primus at yahoo.com
Tue Apr 27 09:06:36 CDT 2010

--- On Tue, 4/27/10, Jonathan Sturges <jonathansturges at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Well, kinda both.  I recently was looking for LP
> brackets for some Intel PRO/1000 MT dual GigE cards, and had
> a really hard time.  I eventually found them on eBay,
> but I got lucky.  It was then I thought that folks
> (especially Rescuer types) probably face this issue on a
> regular basis, and I bet we're also the same folks that keep
> unused brackets around.  I guess this list is as good a
> place as any to swap brackets, though in my grandiose vision
> of doing so, someone would actually keep an inventory of
> brackets, maybe even with pictures.  

Well, if rescuer types are anything like me, then we're more apt to simply bend/cut the exising bracket to make it bolt into the low profile case, or do some cutting and pop-riviting with a blank slot plate to extend a short bracket to fit in a standard case...



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