Asm Terminated Wont Start Any Databases with ora-600 [kfrMount01] (Doc ID 1083947.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 10.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.1 - Release: 10.2 to 11.2
Linux Itanium

Symptoms

When trying to mount ASM diskgroups, receiving following errors.

Errors in file /u01/app/oracle/admin/+ASM/udump/+asm1_ora_17368.trc:
ORA-600: internal error code, arguments: [kfrMount01], [], [], [], [], [], [], []

OR
Errors in file /u01/app/oracle/admin/+ASM/udump/+asm1_ora_17368.trc:
ORA-600: internal error code, arguments: [kfcDismount04], [0], [], [], [], [], [], []
ORA-600: internal error code, arguments: [kfcDismount04], [0], [], [], [], [], [], []
ORA-600: internal error code, arguments: [kfrMount01], [], [], [], [], [], [], []

The error call stack is similar to the followings.

ksedst ksedmp ksfdmp kgerinv kgeasnmierr kfrMount kfcMount kfgInitCache
kfgFinalizeMount 4880 kfgscFinalize kfgForEachKfgsc kfgsoFinalize kfgFinalize
kfxdrvMount kfxdrvEntry opiexe opiosq0 kpooprx kpoal8 opiodr ttcpip opitsk
opiino opiodr opidrv sou2o opimai_real main libc_start_main start

When querying v$asm_* views, it hangs.
The ASM instance would crash by itself after a few minutes.
The whole cluster would hang.
lgwr process is likely to be stuck, and can't be killed.

Changes

Recently changing to using ASMLIB. 

Cause

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