ORA-600 [16608] On Index Shrink

(Doc ID 1277283.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.2 to 10.2.0.5 [Release 10.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms


When attempting to shrink an index the following error occurs.

ORA-00600: internal error code, arguments: [16608], [2], [3], [0x16FE4D308], [], [], [], []

The call stack looks like:
  kglsscn kqlsscn ktsk_init_shk_ctx ktskshk1 ain_shk_drv aindrv opiexe opiosq0 kpooprx kpoal8 opiodr

The steps to reproduce the error is like:
      SQL> alter index "index name" shrink space;

Cause

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