ORA-00600 [dbgtSplitCstString:1] reported frequently. (Doc ID 1073782.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.0.6 to 11.1.0.7 [Release 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 28-Aug-2013***

Symptoms

After having applied a patch in a RAC environment, which shared ORACLE_HOME between multiple RAC instances, the following error was reported:

ALERT LOG
---------
Sun Mar 14 21:40:25 2010
WARNING: Oracle executable binary mismatch detected.
Binary of new process does not match binary which started instance
issue alter system set "_disable_image_check" = true to disable these messages
...

Sun Mar 14 21:41:27 2010
Trace dumping is performing id=[cdmp_20100314214127]
Errors in file /u01/app/oracle/diag/rdbms/test/test4/trace/test4_diag_7578.trc (incident=488325):
ORA-00600: internal error code, arguments: [dbgtSplitCstString:1], [ve call], [], [], [], [], [], [], [], [], [], []
Incident details in: /u01/app/oracle/diag/rdbms/test/test4/incident/incdir_488325/test4_diag_7578_i488325.trc


So far, the following ORA-00600 symptoms were reported due to this issue:

Changes

Patch installation in a RAC environment.

Cause

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