Windows 2008 RAID 6

Does windows 2008 standard and enterprise support RAID 6? Thanks
lurezeroAsked:
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jebCommented:
raid is usually done with hardware and the OS doesn't know or care about what the raid version is. If you are doing software raid with the server OS I have not heard of any support for raid 6 yes. Software raid is usually a bad idea, the hardware can much better handle that job than software can.
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DavidPresidentCommented:
Not with their software-based RAID.  If it is hardware-based RAID, as long as the RAID vendor has drivers for Win2K8, then it will work.
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lurezeroAuthor Commented:
ok, got it, but now a slightly different question, i noticed i cannot create a couple spanned partitions on the server. for instance, i see on my older 2003 server, 2 spanned partitions for 1.6TB each which shows up as 3.2TB as 1 volume.
I cannot do this in server 2008, options are grayed out unless i create a GPT disk.
Any way i can create a spanned volume? maybe i am doing something wrong....
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