Tuesday, June 4, 2013

ORA-00600: internal error code, arguments: [krcrfi_nohist]

Users may encounter below backup failure with Oracle Single instance or RAC Databases.

RMAN-03009: failure of backup command on dsk_1 channel at 04/27/2013 19:19:23
ORA-00600: internal error code, arguments: [krcrfi_nohist], [16485391338], [16470585596], [], [], [], [], [], [], [], [], []

Possible reasons:

1. Users may see this error on Databases where Block change tracking enabled. This error is due to insufficient history in change tracking bitmap.

Workaround: Disable and enable change tracking.

2. User may also see this error if the storage location of any of the data file is not on a shared device.

Workaround: Move the datafile to a shared disk

The above issue has been fixed in If you still see this issue contact Oracle Support.

Satishbabu Gunukula, Oracle ACE