Ora-00600: [733], [268431488], [Pga Heap] On PL/SQL Variable Exceeding 32K Size Limit (Doc ID 436835.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 03, 2008

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 9.2.0.1 to 9.2.0.8
This problem can occur on any platform.

Symptoms

This problem was observed in 9.2.0.7 on a HP-UX PA-RISC (64-bit) server.

A PL/SQL procedure was attempting to create a string variable that was greater than 32K.

This shows up in the alert log as an error:
    ORA-00600: internal error code, arguments: [733], [268431488], [pga heap]

The function stack may look like this:

ksedmp ksfdmp kgeriv kgesiv ksesic2 ksmapg kghgex kghfnd kghalo kghgex
kghfnd kghprmalo kghalp qmxsaxAllocMem LpxmemAlloc LpxmemNewStrBlock
LpxmemStrNewBlock LpxParseCharData LpxParseElement LpxParseDocument
LpxParse LpxStreamParse qmxuParseXobDocumen qmxtgCreateFromClob

Cause

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