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Instance Aborts With ORA-00600: internal error code, arguments: [7999] While Performing a Shrink Space Cascade on a Table (Doc ID 2543068.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 08, 2020

Applies to:

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


When a shrink space cascade is performed on a particular table, the instance aborts with an ORA-00600: internal error code, arguments: [7999], [104], [49], [], [], [], [], [], [], [], [], [] internal error.

alter table "<OWNER>"."<TABLE NAME>" shrink space cascade

The call stack of the error looks similar with the following code:


Shrinking the space on a table without "cascade" option doesn't raise the internal error.


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