Ora-00600: Internal Error Code, Arguments: [Ktecgeb-2], [1572], [0], [], [], [],

(Doc ID 787069.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 13, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.0.7 to 11.1.0.7 [Release 11.1]
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.2.0.1 to 12.2.0.1 [Release 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 26-Nov-2012***

Symptoms

Alert log keeps reporting:

Sat Feb 21 19:23:25 2009
Errors in file b:\oracle\diag\rdbms\<dbs>\<sid>\trace\<sid>_smon_4364.trc (incident=692119):
ORA-00600: internal error code, arguments: [ktecgeb-2], [1572], [0], [], [], [], [], [], [], [],[], []
Non-fatal internal error happenned while SMON was doing temporary segment drop.

Due to SMON crashed the database did crash and will crash again during startup of database.

Stacktrace of SMON is like:
... <- ktecgeb <- kteopshrink <- ktssdrbm_segment <- ktssdro_segment <- ktssdt_segs <- ktmmon <- ...

Cause

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