Re: Ubuntu 9.10 Installation Does Not Detect Hard Drives
I had the same problem until I ran sudo apt-get remove dmraid. I followed these steps:
1) Boot into Ubuntu 9.10 using LiveCD (without installing)
2) Open Terminal and run sudo apt-get remove dmraid
3) Start the installer by double-clicking on its icon on the desktop
After that, the installer could see my drives and I was able to install. One more thing, if you install GParted later, it will reinstall dmraid as part of its package. I didn't know that, installed GParted, and then when I rebooted I could no longer access my second SATA drive. When I manually removed dmraid again, everything was normal.
Main: Intel Core i7 920 D0 @ 4.0GHz | Asus P6X58D Premium | 6 x 2GB Mushkin Redline 1600 7-8-7-24 | EVGA GeForce GTX 560 Ti | 6 x 1TB WD Caviar Black | Mint 15 Cinnamon / OS X 10.7.3
Portable: Dell Mini 9 | OS X 10.6.7