ORA-00600: internal error code, arguments: [4:kgstmLdiToEpochTs] (Doc ID 1334956.1)

Last updated on JUNE 13, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 11.2.0.1 and later   [Release: 11.2 and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

You are trying to start up an instance/database and it crashes with an error ORA-600 [4:kgstmLdiToEpochTs].

The alert.log shows the following:

...
Thu Dec 02 00:35:49 1999
Starting ORACLE instance (normal)
LICENSE_MAX_SESSION = 0
LICENSE_SESSIONS_WARNING = 0
Errors in file /u02/app/oracle/diag/rdbms/db112a/db112A/trace/db112A_ora_10593.trc (incident=53802):
ORA-00600: internal error code, arguments: [4:kgstmLdiToEpochTs], [1], [], [], [], [], [], [], [], [], [], []
Incident details in: /u02/app/oracle/diag/rdbms/db112a/db112A/incident/incdir_53802/db112A_ora_10593_i53802.trc
Sweep [inc][53802]: completed
...

Changes

In the scenario where this problem happened there was a power outage and somehow the operating system clock got misconfigured.

Cause

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