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So I am trying to install the 64 bit version of Ubuntu on a UX32A from USB. The install is able to see both the 32 gig SSD and the 320 HDD, but when trying to install on the SSD, I get a message saying ERROR!!! Input/output error during read on /dev/sdb. Cancelling out of this window brings up another error saying Failed to create a swap sapce. The creation of swap space in partition #3 of SCSI2 (0,0,0) (sdb) failed.

I have looked at other articles talking about enabling/disabling CSM, BIOS or Legacy boot features, but can't find anything relating to those in the BIOS. The options I do have are:

Bios: American Megatrends v.214
vBios 2137.I13UX3.015
Intel Virtualization Technology [enable/disable]
Intel Anti-Theft Technology [enable/disable]

Ubuntu can install from the 320 drive, but once I remove the USB drive install, it cannot boot, saying it cannot find the boot drive. I turn it back on with the USB drive in and boots normally. Once booted in, no USB flash drives can be recognized.

I also disabled the Intel Virtualization and swapped the IDE from AHCI. Any thoughts?

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Why don't you choose something Else at the installation screen, and create partitions manually, including swap. Look at my answer Here, for help. –  Mitch Jun 11 '13 at 6:26
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