ORA-600:[15598] : While Running A Statement Involving Hash Join

(Doc ID 557293.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 11.1.0.6 to 11.1.0.7 - Release: 11.1 to 11.1
Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 9.2.0.1 to 10.2.0.4   [Release: 9.2 to 10.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 12-Dec-2011***

Symptoms

Running a statement that involves a hash join results in :
     ORA-00600: internal error code, arguments: [15598], [], [], [], [], [], [], []

The error is reproducible at will. The explain plan table registered in the trace file generated indicates an hash join

The call stack may have these functions

qerhjAdjustMPP qerhjIterateOverBuffers ksxb1inc kxhrPhash qerhjBuildHashTable qerhjFetch qerupFetch . . .

Running the statement with the underscore parameter '_hash_join_enabled' set as shown below :

    SQL> alter session set "_hash_join_enabled"=FALSE; 

does not result in error.

Using the opt_param hint as shown below 

    /*+ opt_param('hash_join_enabled','false') */ 

in the statement does not result in error.

Cause

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