Database Hung On Shutdown After ORA-600 [KGHFRE3] Error
(Doc ID 1135453.1)
Last updated on MARCH 26, 2019
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.4 and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 21-Jan-2014***
ORA-600 [KGHFRE3] error reported during shutdown and sessions cannot connect to the database, e.g.:
License high water mark = 6
Fri Jun 25 17:23:31 2010
Errors in file <TRACEFILE>
ORA-00600: internal error code, arguments: [KGHFRE3], [0xC00000001F75D078], , , , , , 
The instance background processes still show as present in 'ps -ef' output.
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