Diskpart align raid

I am trying to align the raid in windows 2000 sp4 to 1024.  
This version of diskpart 5.1 does not support this.

Any Ideas on how to do this
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Subhashish LahaConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Refer below screenshot

Diskpar -s <Disk number>    -   you can find disk number from Disk management
It will prompt you for continue , press (Y)es

Enter Starting offset = 2048  (in your case, 2048 sector = 1024 KB)
Total partition length =  xxx    (enter in MB)

You can leave the partition length blank and hit enter if your partition is going to utilize complete disk.
Subhashish LahaCommented:
Try using old version of Diskpart released in 2001


If fail, use Diskpar tool to align partition

mleidichAuthor Commented:
what would be the command for diskpar.
Sql needs needs to be align=1024 if using diskpart.
What would that be using diskpar.

and format using what allocation size?
mleidichAuthor Commented:
Sql 7 needs align=1024 in diskpart.exe
does anyone know how that would look using diskpar.exe

Diskpart will not work on my Win2000 server, but Diskpar will.
Subhashish LahaCommented:
The main difference is that diskpar creates a partition in sectors (512byte), and diskpart uses kilobytes. Simple calculation is

512 byte = 1 sector
1024 byte (1 KB) = 2 sector
so, 1024 KB = 2048 sector

So in Diskpart - if your alignment value is 1024 (in KB), then Diskpar value will 2048 ( multiple by 2)
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