ORA-600 [Kghlatch_reg4] - Older Version of Patch 5508574 does not Fix the Problem (Doc ID 603649.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 9.2.0.8.0
AIX5L Based Systems (64-bit)

Symptoms

After migrating to a new AIX system, database fails to open with ORA-00600 [KGHLATCH_REG4]

Stack trace: kghlatch_register kglsgi kqlnfy kscnfy ksmcsg

Patch for  <<Bug 5508574>> is already applied, but it does not help.

Starting with _kgl_latch_count=15 as workaround of <<Bug 5508574>> 
enables the DB to open but now the DB processes use 70% of CPU
without users logged on.

 

 

Changes

Problem started after several instances, including this one, were migrated from
AIX5.3 ML4 to AIX 5.3 ML6. This system has 10 CPUs.

Cause

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