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I'm building a new rig and got the RealSSD C300 for its supposedly stellar performance, but it is not recognized when I try to install Ubuntu 10.4LTS 64-bit. Is there anything that I can do to get this recognized?

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The question lies in the SATA3 controller. This forum thread answers the question.

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1456238

In summary, in the BIOS change the SATA3 controller mode to AHCI, this should allow linux to find and use the drive.

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Is it recognized by the BIOS? Does it work with a Windows Live-CD? According to e.g. this page or this blog post in German it should just work with Ubuntu 10.4.

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Recognized by both CMOS and Windows install disk. –  Andrew Redd Sep 29 '10 at 15:09
    
could it be the SATA 3 that it is connected to? –  Andrew Redd Sep 29 '10 at 15:12
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