ORA-00904: "SDO_NUM_BLKS": invalid identifier Raises On Spatial_index After Updating To 11.2.0.4 (Doc ID 1676335.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Spatial and Graph - Version 11.2.0.4 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After an upgrade to an Oracle Server 11.2.0.4, of a database where it is installed Oracle Locator, the application which is
is using Oracle Locator functions on a table having a spatial index, started raising errors
ORA-13209: internal error while reading SDO_INDEX_METADATA table
ORA-29400: Data cartridge error
ORA-00904: "SDO_NUM_BLKS": invalid identifier
ORA-13236: internal error in R-tree processing: [Failed to execute query (13236) [mdimdLibCacheReadInt]]
ORA-00904: "SDO_NUM_BLKS": invalid identifier
ORA-06512: in "MDSYS.SDO_INDEX_METHOD_10I", Line 720
ORA-06512: in "MDSYS.SDO_INDEX_METHOD_10I", Line 250


If the spatial index is dropped, its creation raises errors
ORA-29856: error occurred in the execution of ODCIINDEXDROP routine
ORA-29400: data cartridge error
ORA-00942: table or view does not exist
ORA-06512: at "MDSYS.SDO_INDEX_METHOD_10I", line 27


Cause

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