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ORA-00600: [2103] terminates the instance after a drop tablespace command (Doc ID 456346.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 25, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.4 and later
z*OBSOLETE: Microsoft Windows 2000
***Checked for relevance on 01-Mar-2012***


Symptoms

You executed a "drop tablespace" statement that failed with ORA-01259, ORA-27056, and OSD-04024 due to O/S-Error: (OS 32) The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process.

Eventually, DBWR crashed the database due to ORA-600: arguments [2103]

...
DROP TABLESPACE <TABLESPACE_NAME> INCLUDING CONTENTS AND DATAFILES
...
Errors in file <DIR>/<TRACEFILENAME>:
ORA-01259: unable to delete datafile <DIR>/<FILENAME>
ORA-27056: skgfrdel: could not delete file
OSD-04024: Unable to delete file.
O/S-Error: (OS 32) The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process.
Completed: DROP TABLESPACE <TABLESPACE_NAME> INCLUDING CONTE
...
DROP TABLESPACE <TABLESPACE_NAME> INCLUDING CONTENTS AND DATAFILES
...
DROP TABLESPACE <TABLESPACE_NAME> INCLUDING CONTENTS AND DATAFILES
...
Errors in file <DIR>/<TRACEFILENAME>:
ORA-00600: internal error code, arguments: [2103], [0], [0], [1], [900], [], [], []
...
Errors in file <DIR>/<TRACEFILENAME>:
ORA-00600: internal error code, arguments: [2103], [0], [0], [1], [900], [], [], []
...
DBW0: terminating instance due to error 600

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