ORA-600 [kkshgnc-nextchild] With Wait For [kksfbc child completion]

(Doc ID 943989.1)

Last updated on JUNE 27, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.2 to 11.1.0.6 [Release 10.2 to 11.1]
All Platforms
*** Checked for relevance on 27-Jun-2013 ***

Symptoms

The following error can be raised when using 10.2.0.4 (or lower releases of 10gR2) or 11.1.0.6:

ORA-00600: internal error code, arguments: [kkshgnc-nextchild], [], [], [], [], [], [], []


The call stack looks similar to:

ksedmp kgerinv kgeasnmierr kkshgnc kksSearchChildList kksfbc kkspsc0 kksParseCursor opiosq0 kpooprx kpoal8 opiodr ttcpip opitsk opiino opiodr opidrv sou2o opimai_real main


and the trace file shows waits for "[kksfbc child completion]" similar to:

KSL WAIT END [latch: cache buffers chains]
KSL WAIT BEG [kksfbc child completion]
KSL WAIT END [kksfbc child completion]
KSL WAIT BEG [cursor: pin S wait on X]
KSL WAIT END [cursor: pin S wait on X]

Cause

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