ORA-600 [kcblin_3] when _smm_max_size is greater than 2GB (Doc ID 1372904.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 05, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.4 to 12.1.0.1 [Release 10.2 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 29-Apr-2013***

Symptoms

The following error is returned when the hidden parameter _SMM_MAX_SIZE is set to a value greater than 2Gb and the estimate size for a GROUP BY (HASH) operation result greater than 2Gb:

ORA-00600: internal error code, arguments: [kcblin_3], [103], [253952], [8192], [32769], [312], [640], [], [], [], [], []


The output of the view V$SQL_WORKAREA_ACTIVE shows for example the following output:

SID    TIME                OPERATION        ESIZE   MEM     MAX  MEM  PASS    TEMPSEG_SIZE_MB
------ ------------------- ---------------- ------- ------- --------- ------- ---------------
178    01/11/2011:19:18:13 GROUP BY (HASH)  2156          0         0       0
178    01/11/2011:19:18:13 HASH-JOIN        1343       1454      1454       0
178    01/11/2011:19:18:13 HASH-JOIN           3          0         0       0
178    01/11/2011:19:18:13 HASH-JOIN           2          0         0       0

 

Cause

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