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[SOLVED] Missing SDD/HDD Disks on Fresh High Sierra Installs

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I had a few posts on here and through searching I am seeing several other people sharing the issue. The proposed fixes were complex, conflicting and not working. I came across this page here from Crucial regarding Initializing disks in High Sierra. The fix is amazingly stupid LOL
Reference: http://forums.crucial.com/t5/Crucial-SSDs/Initialize-an-SSD-in-OS-X-El-Capitan-and-later/ta-p/171942

Summary,
  1. Boot into Clover and begin the MacOS High Sierra Install
  2. Enter Disk Utility (and note missing drives)
  3. Under View, select "Show All Devices" - nothing will change
  4. Exist Disk Utility
  5. Re-enter Disk Utility - the new setting will load and all devices will now be shown
  6. Select the missing disk and click Erase, set your name, format and scheme as normal
From there, create partitions and proceed as normal.

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Oh my goodness. I can't like this thread enough! Thank you. I have been struggling for hours with this, and finally googled it. I assumed it was third-party ACHI drivers, until I realized that they weren't doing anything...
 
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Thank you so much. This stumped me as well until I came across this thread.
 
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Genius! Did solve the problems I was facing. Indeed need to reply to help more people save time!
 
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