ORA-00600 [18301] followed by pmon reporting ORA-00600: [K2gdel: Bad Ptrs] and terminating the instance

(Doc ID 1426984.1)

Last updated on MARCH 01, 2012

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 10.2.0.5 to 11.2.0.3 - Release: 10.2 to 11.2
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The workload is being captured from one 10.2 database and being replayed using Database Replay (RAT) on an 11.2 database.

Distributed Transactions start recovering, then sessions report

ORA-00600: [18301]

followed by

ORA-00600: internal error code, arguments: [k2gdel: bad ptrs]

The  PMON trace indicate that these are XA related Transactions  due to the references to SYS.JAVA_XA.

Cause

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