ORA-600 [kgmgchd1] and ORA-4031 While Running Select Statement (Doc ID 1224393.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 07, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.5 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 26-Apr-2013***

Symptoms

Next errors are seen in the alert.log:

Sat Sep 18 03:02:44 2010
Errors in file /oracle/product/ora_5457.trc:
ORA-00600: internal error code, arguments: [kgmgchd1], [], [], [], [], [], [], []
Sat Sep 18 03:03:10 2010
Errors in file /oracle/product/admin/cjq0_1909.trc:
ORA-00604: error occurred at recursive SQL level 1
ORA-04031: unable to allocate 4096 bytes of shared memory ("shared pool","select job, nvl2(last_date, ...","Typecheck heap","kgghteInit")


The generated trace file shows next functions in the Call Stack Trace:

kgmgchd <- xtypls <- qctopls <- qctcopn <- qctcpqb <- qctcpqbl

The call stack can vary depending on the affected object. In this specific case, it was demonstrated that the ORA-4031 was a side effect of the ORA-600.

Cause

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