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ORA-00600: Internal Error Code, Arguments: [kpolcsc1] (Doc ID 438679.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 29, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.1 to 10.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This problem can occur on any platform.


This issue was observed on Oracle HP-UX PA-Risc 64-bit server running Oracle Applications and from a JDBC thin client.

The error is intermittent but is reported in the alert log multiple times. There is no instance termination as a result of this error.

ORA-00600: internal error code, arguments: [kpolcsc1], [6], [], [], [], [], [], []

The bug has been observed in versions of 10.1 and 10.2 (but not

The call stack may look similar to this:

ksedmp ksfdmp kgerinv kgesinv ksesin kpolcsc kpolcbrd kdlbrd kdl_read1 koklSlowRead koklread kpolob ....


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