Getting ORA-00600 [OSDEP_INTERNAL]: Internal Error While Trying To Connect / As Sysdba (Doc ID 253885.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 15, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.3 and later
HP-UX PA-RISC (64-bit)

Symptoms

Getting following error while trying to connect as sysdba using sqlplus:

SQL> conn / as sysdba
ERROR:
ORA-01041: internal error. hostdef extension doesn't exist

Alert.log shows:

ORA-00600: internal error code, arguments: [OSDEP_INTERNAL], [], [], [], [], [],[], []
ORA-27302: failure occurred at: skgpwinit4
ORA-27303: additional information: attach to invalid skgp shared ctx

Cause

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