ORA-00600: [kpotcgah-7] Signalled During Alter Database Open (Doc ID 456344.1)

Last updated on JUNE 13, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 to 10.2.0.5 [Release 10.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 13-Mar-2013***


Symptoms

You are getting an ORA-00600: arguments kpotcgah-7 during startup of database and the database doesn't start.


SQL> alter database open;
Warning: Entry/Exit code is optimized. Cannot restore context (UNWIND 22)
alter database open
*
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-01092: ORACLE instance terminated. Disconnection forced



The alert log file shows the following entries

Thu May 10 15:00:05 2007
Errors in file /udump/ORCL_ora_24375.trc:
ORA-00600: internal error code, arguments: [kpotcgah-7], [0], [], [], [], [], [], []
Thu May 10 15:00:37 2007
Errors in file /udump/ORCL_ora_24375.trc:
ORA-00600: internal error code, arguments: [kpotcgah-7], [0], [], [], [], [], [], []
Thu May 10 15:00:37 2007
Error 600 happened during db open, shutting down database
USER: terminating instance due to error 600
Instance terminated by USER, pid = 24375
ORA-1092 signalled during: alter database open...

Cause

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