Import Fails With IMP-98 Internal Error impgst2 Segmentation Fault Core Dumped (Doc ID 578616.1)

Last updated on APRIL 14, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.8 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 9.2 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 14-Apr-2015***

Symptoms

Import fails with the following errors:

illegal lob length marker 65535
bytesread = 00000000000
TABLE =
IMP-00098: INTERNAL ERROR: impgst2Segmentation Fault - core dumped

When executing the import command by adding the parameter SHOW=Y to scan the dump file, then the same error is reported.

Cause

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