Error "No disks found" while installing RHEL5.3 on ASUS M3N78-VM motherboard with nVidia RAID controller

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  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.3 installations fails on an ASUS M3N78-VM motherboard with 4 SATA drives. The install fails with error :

    No drives found. An error has occurred
  • RAID BIOS reports the SATA RAID volume as healthy, but installation unable to find any disks.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.3
  • ASUS M3N78-VM motherboard
  • RAID controller nVidia Corporation

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