ORA-00604 ORA-01422 When Trying To Drop A Table (Doc ID 453528.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 06, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 22-Dec-2011***

Symptoms

Getting the following errors when trying to drop any table:

SQL> drop table admon.temp3;
drop table admon.temp3
*
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-00604: error occurred at recursive SQL level 1
ORA-01422: exact fetch returns more than requested number of rows


An Errorstack trace for the ORA-1422 shows the following:

ksedmp: internal or fatal error
ORA-01422: exact fetch returns more than requested number of rows
Current SQL statement for this session:
select dummy from dual where ora_dict_obj_type = 'TABLE'

----- Call Stack Trace -----
ksedst ksedmp ksddoa ksdpec ksfpec kgesev ksesec0 rpidru rpiswu2 kprball kktevwhen
kkttrex kktexeevt0 kktfrddltrg opiexe opiosq0 kpooprx kpoal8 opiodr ttcpip opitsk
opiino opiodr opidrv Cannot Cannot Cannot sou2o opimai_real main <0x32fd51c3fb>
---- End of Call Stack Trace ----

 
Setting _system_trig_enabled=FALSE resolves the problem.

Cause

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