Originally Posted by sam5550
Ok, I have been able to access all of the drives. How will the inability to mount automatically affect a potential installation?
Well, Ubuntu won't mount them without user intervention, but once you put the appropriate lines in the /etc/fstab, they'll be automatically mounted every time you boot up.
In some ways, I feel this is what Ubuntu has going for it--it's a pretty solid system once it's up and running, and it has a very supportive community at http://www.ubuntuforums.org
However, the defaults are kind of crippling sometimes. It has no proprietary multimedia support, and most users want at least MP3 encoding and Flash playback in Firefox. It has no automounting of partitions by default. There's a lot of stuff you have to enable.
Once you get it enabled, though, it's pretty nice.