Installation issues / [SOLVED] Installation - Partitioning Issue (SATA controller mode compatibility)« on: February 19, 2012, 05:11:39 am »
I'm attempting to install LinuxMCE 8.10 on a new HTPC... I boot the LinuxMCE DVD using an external USB DVD drive, and choose LinuxMCE from the menu. I get as far as the "Prepare Partitions" screen, which doesn't list any hard disks or partitions.
Clicking any of the buttons (except "undo partition changes") seems to do nothing: i.e. create new partition table, create new partition, edit partition, delete partition.
If I click "undo partition changes", the cursor goes into busy mode (the two balls orbiting around each other) indefinitely.
I have a Gigabyte Z68MA-D2H-B3 motherboard with a Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARX 2TB hard disk plugged into the first SATA port.
I was succesfully able to install Ubuntu 11.10, which detected the hard disk fine, but Kubuntu 8.10 from the same LinuxMCE DVD has the same issue (can't seem to detect the hard disk).