Sorry I meant to say mdadm.
Not trying to upset any wagons, if it is misinformation - great - really do wanna find and use a Linux Debian based solution.
If OVM is going to be multi back end (BTRfs, mdadm, lvm, zfs etc... ) possible solution, why does it need to try and do Any raid configuration for any set up until after the initial OS install? Couldn't that be done after the OS is up and running? For my install I seem to recall I had to drop the use of the OMV install CD and use the Debian first approach which I think is what finally got me going.
Once it does get going - so far it is a great fit for my needs and does everything I need it to do much easier than I recall FreeNAS being. I did struggle to get OMV running just as this user did though.
Either way, the developers of OVM are doing a great job and the forum is very helpful - my only reservation was the possible misinformation.
Have a great Thanksgiving guys, and good luck hope it works out.