Ora-600 [3664] (Doc ID 457212.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 23, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 8.1.7.4 to 11.1
This problem can occur on any platform.
Oracle RDBMS Server

Symptoms

The BEGIN BACKUP  command generates ORA-00600 [3664]

The alert log will show similar to the following

ALTER TABLESPACE "SYSTEM" BEGIN BACKUP
Mon Sep  3 09:47:16 2007
Errors in file /opt/oracle/app/oracle/admin/csprcpn1/udump/csprcpn1_ora_17512.trc:
ORA-00600: internal error code, arguments: [3664], [1], [1], [5], [1925], [2201709226], [1925], [2201714677]
Mon Sep  3 09:47:18 2007
ORA-600 signalled during: ALTER TABLESPACE "SYSTEM" BEGIN BACKUP...

 

The tracefile will show similar to the following

ksedmp: internal or fatal error 
ORA-00600: internal error code, arguments: [3664] [1] [1] [4] [1925] 
Current SQL statement for this session: 
ALTER TABLESPACE "SYSTEM" BEGIN BACKUP
    ----- Call Stack Trace ----- 
     ksedmp kgeriv kgesiv ksesic7 kcvucp kcvbhb       atsdrv opiexe opiosq0 opiodr ttcpip opitsk
    opiino opiodr opidrv sou2o main start

Changes

The above error occurs while running the hotbackup scripts , that places the tablespace in backup mode and then copies the files.

Cause

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