ORA-31159 XML DB is in an invalid state and ORA-600 Errors on XDB In A RAC Setup (Doc ID 1332251.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.5 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 19-Dec-2012***

Symptoms

Taking an example where the cluster configuration setup consists of a 11.2.0.2 clusterware version is installed with 10.2.0.5 databases with XML Database (XDB) installed. The following errors are appearing regularly in the alert.log when peforming operations such as running datapump or selecting from xdb.xdb$resource:

ORA-31159: XML DB is in an invalid state
ORA-00600: internal error code, arguments: [unable to load XDB library]
ORA-00600: internal error code, arguments: [qmtGetBaseType]
ORA-00600: internal error code, arguments: [qmx: no ref]
ORA-00600: internal error code, arguments: [qmtInit1]
ORA-00600: internal error code, arguments: [qmtb_init_len]
ORA-00600: internal error code, arguments: [qm_init_uga_helper], [XDB Initialization in progress]

Cause

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