[ltp] express card likes to pop out

Christoph Schmees linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Sun, 22 Mar 2015 14:26:02 +0100

Am 22.03.2015 um 04:01 schrieb David Griffith:
> In my T420, there is a narrow-type express card slot.  The only thing I 
> could think of to put in there is a USB3 card.  The push-latch / 
> push-eject nature of the slot makes it a bit annoying to use the card.  I 
> will often insert a cable and then the card pops out.  Looking under the 
> keyboard, I can almost see how I can screw down a piece of metal or 
> plastic to keep the card from popping out.  Has anyone else done something 
> like this?


I observe exactly the same issue. This is my work-around: Either
I have plugged in the USB cable before inserting the EC. Or I
hold the EC firmly when plugging in an USB. Annoying it is, yes.