Drop Table Fails With ORA-600 [15264] (Doc ID 338953.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 to 10.2.0.5 [Release 10.1 to 10.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 11-Sep-2013***

Symptoms

You tried to drop a table and the DROP TABLE SQL command failed by raising an ORA-600 [15264].

The trace file generated at that time shows:

ORA-00600: internal error code, arguments: [15264], [], [], [], [], [], [], []
Current SQL statement for this session:
drop table ...

And Call Stack contains:

... kkdldidRecycle ...

 

Trying to drop the indexes may give ORA-01418: specified index does not exist.

 

Changes

The drop of the table was interrupted and then reattempted.

Cause

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