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ASYNC_IO_COMPLETION wait type when trying to create new database

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I am trying to create a new database on SQL 2005.  I have tried to do this through enterprise mgr and QA and it never completes.  I have to kill the process.  When I go and look at the process I notice that the wait type is the following when it is trying to create the new database:

ASYNC_IO_COMPLETION

any ideas?
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How big is the database you are trying to create and what kind of hardware is the database running off of?
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the database is empty, brand new no tables...just a right click and create database command.
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Even though this might not be your issue, perhaps it can shed some light for creation of databases and disk hardware bottlenecks.

http://www.sqlnewsgroups.net/group/microsoft.public.sqlserver.server/topic2662.aspx
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