ORA-00600 [kmgs_parameter_update_timeout_1], [27072] Error Crashes The Database (Doc ID 1149073.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The following errors are seen in the alert log:
     ORA-00600: internal error code, arguments: [kmgs_parameter_update_timeout_1], [27072]...
     ORA-27072: File I/O error
     SVR4 Error: 9: Bad file number
     Additional information: 4
     Additional information: 5
     Additional information: -1
     DBW0 (ospid: ###): terminating the instance due to error 471
     Instance terminated by DBW0, pid = ###

The call stack can look like this:
     kmgs_parameter_update_timeout ksbcti ksbabs ksbrdp opirip ...

The database continues to crash.

Cause

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