RE: ORA-600 after July PSU apply -- production down.

From: Noveljic Nenad <>
Date: Thu, 24 Aug 2017 15:43:47 +0000
Message-ID: <1627_1503589440_599EF440_1627_7314_1_ECDEF0CC6716EC4596FCBC871F48292AB18CD320_at_ZRH-S231>

Please apologize my the trivial suggestion, but could you double check that correct init/spfile is being picked (correct directory, no typo in file name). Verify also with show parameter file in sqlplus which file is used.

From: [] On Behalf Of De DBA Sent: Donnerstag, 24. August 2017 17:33
To:; Subject: Re: ORA-600 after July PSU apply -- production down.

 Even starting in nomount mode gives ORA-600.

I just attempted to create a dummy instance with a init.ora file with only 1 line in it (db_name = ORCL) - no ASM, no spfile in play. Starting that also failed with the same ORA-600 [kgfmGetCtx0].



On 25/08/17 01:11, Powell, Mark wrote:

>> ORA-01078: failure in processing system parameters <<

Have you in fact verified that your spfile parameters are in fact valid? Startup nomount and full the spfile into a pfile then review it carefully.

Mark Powell
Database Administration
(313) 592-5148

From:<> <><> on behalf of De DBA <><> Sent: Thursday, August 24, 2017 10:51:24 AM To:<> Subject: ORA-600 after July PSU apply -- production down.

I've tonight applied the July PSU to the last environment - production. All other environments, including DR, went swimmingly, but after applying the patches when I tried to startup upgrade to apply the in-database part, I was regaled with the following fine errors on both nodes: 00:28:52 [25-AUG-17][SYS_at_MyProd]$ startup upgrade ORA-01078: failure in processing system parameters ORA-00600: internal error code, arguments: [kgfmGetCtx0], [kgfm.c], [2840], [ctx], [], [], [], [], [], [], [], [] The parameter files of course do still exist. The MOS lookup tool has no information and my 24/7 db is down. Any clues?

I've already attempted to roll-back the OCW part, but that had no effect. Although now opatch lsinventory no longer lists the original version of that patch ( either.

ODA X4-2
Database PSU
OCW PSU - no longer shown

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