ORA-00600:[smboPut:fixedlen2] FROM DBMS_STATS OR CREATE INDEX

(Doc ID 1624058.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The following symptoms are known to be attributed to this issue and show the steps required to try and

narrow down to a root cause :-

a) ORA-600 is hit when GATHER_STATS_JOB has been run


BEGIN dbms_scheduler.run_job('sys.GATHER_STATS_JOB'); END;

*
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-00600: internal error code, arguments: [smboPut:fixedlen2], [5], [7], [0],[3163], [], [], [], [], [], [], []
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_STATS", line 30592
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_ISCHED", line 185
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_SCHEDULER", line 486
ORA-06512: at line 1

Or the error is hit when trying to create an INDEX on a table. 

b) The 'Incident Context Dump' is similar to :-

[00]: dbgexProcessError [diag_dde]
[01]: dbgeExecuteForError [diag_dde]
[02]: dbgePostErrorKGE [diag_dde]
[03]: dbkePostKGE_kgsf [rdbms_dde]
[04]: kgeade []
[05]: kgereml []
[06]: jslvGetOCIError []<-- Signaling
[07]: jslvec_execcb1 []
[08]: jslvswu []
[09]: jslve_execute0 []
[10]: jslve_execute []
[11]: rpiswu2 []
[12]: kkjex1e []
[13]: kkjsexe []
[14]: kkjrdp []
[15]: opirip []
[16]: opidrv []
[17]: sou2o []
[18]: opimai_real []
[19]: ssthrdmain []
[20]: main []
[21]: __start []

Cause

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