Creating A Spatial Index Fails With Error ORA-22060 (Doc ID 1067761.1)

Last updated on JUNE 25, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle Spatial and Graph - Version 10.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.1 [Release 10.2 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 26-Apr-2013***

Symptoms

Creation of a Spatial index fails with following error:

create index indx_outlets_geom on spatial_outlets(outlet_geom)
indextype is mdsys.spatial_index;

ORA-29855: error occurred in the execution of ODCIINDEXCREATE routine
ORA-29400: data cartridge error
ORA-22060: argument [2] is an invalid or uninitialized number
ORA-13249: internal error in Spatial Index: [mdidxsitb]
ORA-29400: data cartridge error
ORA-22060: argument [2] is an invalid or uninitialized number
ORA-06512: at "MDSYS.SDO_INDEX_METHOD_10I", line 10


Cause

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