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ALTER TABLE DROP COLUMNS = ORA-600[17016] (Doc ID 2056430.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 20, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Dropping a table column using:

alter table <table_name> drop column <column_name> checkpoint;


alter table <table_name> drop column <column_name> continue checkpoint;

fails with the following error in the alert log:

ORA-00600: internal error code, arguments: [17016], [0x082DA77F0], [], [], [], [], [], [], [], [], [], []

The Call Stack Trace in the associated incident trace file shows:

... kglalt0 kglalt atbdrpcol atbdrv opiexe opiosq0 kpooprx kpoal8 opiodr ...





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