Can an Xserve boot from SAN storage disk over Fibre Channel? (Instead of from its own local drive)

Boot Xserve from SAN storage?

Apple Dual-Channel 4Gb Fibre Channel PCI Express Card

Apple Dual-Channel 4Gb Fibre Channel PCI Express Card

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    I have booted an Intel Xserve from an EMC AX4 san array via 4gb SFP fiber optic using an 8gb EMC 300M switch. The biggest issue I have is I cannot multipath to both SPA and SPB. If I force a single path in my zoning then the storage works fine.