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SQL 2005 won't install a new instance in a existing cluster error the drive specified cannot be used

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Windows Server 2003Microsoft SQL Server 2005
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I currently have a 4 node SQL 2005 ee cluster I have just added a 5th node and I am trying to add an additional instance of SQL 2005 EE after component selection I try to select my ISCSI Disk from my netapp filer and it gives me the error message stating "The drive specified cannot be used for program location. Program files must be installed on a valid local disk available on all cluster nodes. The valid values are" I am able to move the resource group that contains the disk i am trying to install to between all of the nodes in my cluster without any errors and i can read and write to the disk when it is on all of the nodes in my cluster. I am not trying to install to the root of the drive the administrative share is available and i am using my domain admin account for the installation but for good measure i added my account directly into the local administrator group on all of the nodes in the cluster.  
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