Text index creation or CTX_DDL.SYNC_INDEX failing with an ORA-07445 [lwsfdsev()+3203] (Doc ID 1386272.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 15, 2011

Applies to:

Oracle Text - Version: 11.1.0.7 and later   [Release: 11.1 and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Creating a Text index or executing CTX_DDL.SYNC_INDEX terminates with

ERROR:
ORA-03113: end-of-file on communication channel

An error is logged in the alert.log.

Mon Dec 06 07:12:15 2010
Exception [type: SIGSEGV, Address not mapped to object] [ADDR:0x3D] [PC:0x231124D, lwsfdsev()+3203]
Errors in file /u16/tst3/db/tech_st/11.1.0/admin/tst3_db/diag/rdbms/tst3/tst3/trace/tst3_ora_14986.trc (incident=26250):
ORA-07445: exception encountered: core dump [lwsfdsev()+3203] [SIGSEGV] [ADDR:0x3D] [PC:0x231124D] [Address not mapped to object] []
Incident details in: /u16/tst3/db/tech_st/11.1.0/admin/tst3_db/diag/rdbms/tst3/tst3/incident/incdir_26250/tst3_ora_14986_i26250.trc

The call stack from the incident trace file shows:

<- ssexhd <- 00000035E0B0C5B0 <- lwsfdsev <- lwsfdlv <- lsfdlv
<- druere <- drlcatkn <- drlctkn <- drlmtkn <- drepprep
<- dreb_populate <- drftdisp <- drextmain <- spefcifa <- spefmccallstd

Cause

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