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Old 05-16-2011, 01:03 AM   #1
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Cannot install Ubuntu 11.04 on my second internal Hard-Drive

Hi everyone, I am running Windows XP on my PC. I installed a new
SSD Drive, which is OCZ-VertexII 120GB. I would like to run Windows and Ubuntu 11.04. The Ubuntu 11.04 Live-DVD runs fine, but when I click on Install, I get to the Screen where it ask if I want to install Ubuntu Side by Side with Windows or want to replace Windows, Ubuntu does not recognize the second SSD-Drive.
Could someone please tell me how to install Ubuntu onto the second
SSD-Drive and install the Boot loader onto the First Hard-Drive?
Any help would be much appreciated.
Old 05-16-2011, 01:17 AM   #2
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Pure guess for now- I'd bet you have a motherboard with a few extra 'SATAIII' ports, with the standard (intel, AMD etc) controller being SATAII?

You could post your lshw output, so that I and others can see your motherboard model. Dont forget to run it in as sudo with ubuntu, If (when?) you post your lshw output, put it in 'code' tags ('#' icon above the main posting area when you hit 'post reply')
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Thanks for your Reply cascade9, but my Motherboard is about 2-3 Years old and does not have SATA III Ports.


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