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[ubuntu] Installer not recognizing drive (Intel Smart Response Technology)

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http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi I am trying to dual boot Lubuntu on my new Dell 15R SE along with Windows 7. It has a 32GB cache drive that uses Intel Smart Response Technology. I managed to partition the drive using GParted on a live usb drive. Windows 7 is installed and I have Intel Smart Response Technology set up. For Intel Smart Response Technology to work it needs a RAID drive. In the BIOS the SATA Operation is: 'Intel Smart Response Technology'. The other options are 'ATA' and 'AHCI'. I have read that ATA will work but I would like to keep the Smart Response working. I have tried the alternate installati (Hardware)