ORA-07445: Exception Encountered: Core Dump [PC:0x0] [SIGILL] [ADDR:0x0] [PC:0x0] [Illegal Opcode]

(Doc ID 2372135.1)

Last updated on MARCH 11, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Single instance databases with 11.2.0.4.170418 version, show this error when RMAN attemp to do a level 1 backup:

Thu Mar 01 12:24:37 2018
Exception [type: SIGILL, Illegal opcode] [ADDR:0x0] [PC:0x0, {empty}] [flags: 0x0, count: 1]
Errors in file /u01/app/oracle/diag/rdbms/lnkpsint/lnkpsint/trace/lnkpsint_ora_21889232.trc (incident=65243):
ORA-07445: exception encountered: core dump [PC:0x0] [SIGILL] [ADDR:0x0] [PC:0x0] [Illegal opcode] []

The stack showing:
----- Call Stack Trace -----
calling call entry argument values in hex
location type point (? means dubious value)
-------------------- -------- -------------------- ----------------------------
skdstdst <- ksedst1 <- ksedst <- dbkedDefDump <- ksedmp
<- ssexhd <- sighandler <- 0000000000000000 <- nw_ddcl_version <- nw_ddcl_min_version
<- dfsave_setup <- direct_mmsave_setup <- direct_save_setup <- nsr_start <- lnm_nw_sess_server_init
<- lnm_nw_sess_open_backup <- nwora_sess_open_backup
<- sbtbackup <- kup <- skgfqcre <- ksfq_cre <- ksfqfcrx
<- krbbOpenOutput <- krbbpcint <- krbbpc <- krbibpc <- pevm_icd_call_commo
<- pfrinstr_ICAL <- pfrrun_no_tool <- pfrrun <- plsql_run <- pricar
<- pricbr <- prient2 <- prient <- kkxrpc <- kporpc
<- opiodr <- ttcpip <- opitsk <- opiino <- opiodr
<- opidrv <- sou2o <- opimai_real <- ssthrdmain <- main
<- start

Cause

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