ORA-7445 [ACCESS_VIOLATION] At Startup If audit_trail='XML' (Doc ID 763887.1)

Last updated on JUNE 13, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 10.2.0.3 to 10.2.0.3 - Release: 10.2 to 10.2
z*OBSOLETE: Microsoft Windows Server 2003
z*OBSOLETE: Microsoft Windows 2000
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)
z*OBSOLETE: Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 (32-bit)
Generic Windows

Symptoms

An ORA-7445 error is reported to the alert.log during startup if parameter audit_trail is set to value 'xml' or 'xml, extended'. The instance will not startup.  The trace file generated by the error will have a truncated call stack section with no meaningful functions listed.

Errors in file c:\oracle\product\10.2.0\admin\orc1023u\udump\orc1023u_ora_3484.trc:
ORA-07445: exception encountered: core dump [ACCESS_VIOLATION] [unable_to_trans_pc] [PC:0x7C34FEDC] [ADDR:0xD9C] [UNABLE_TO_READ] []

----- Call Stack Trace -----
calling              call     entry                argument values in hex      
location             type     point                (? means dubious value)     
-------------------- -------- -------------------- ----------------------------
7C34FEDC                      00000000             
06C0B104             CALL???  00000000             

Changes

Patch bundle #27 or higher for 32 bit Oracle on Windows was applied.

Cause

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