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see ORA-12699
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Re: ORA-600 [12235]

Paul Drake



Around the time of the log entry, the sysadmin was testing some backup scripts.
its entirely possible that a nonsensical command of "oracle" was executed.

it has not been repeated, and I was kinda hoping for a cheap laugh with it.

back to trolling on c.d.o.s ...


On Mon, 01 Nov 2004 01:09:29 -0600, Tim Gorman <tim@(protected):
> This indeed is someone simply typing "oracle" at the OS prompt.
> Consider a clump of stem cells thrown together with no instructions (i.e. no
> parameters) on what to become? Certainly, if one is capable of doing
> absolutely anything, one needs at least some direction?
> ...where was I???? Oh yeah...
> As with stem cells, so too the multi-talented Oracle executable, which can
> assume any of the dozens of identities in a database instance, given any or
> some meaningful parameters.
> Else, it just ends up as a mess in the "alert.log"...
> on 10/26/04 3:03 PM, Paul Drake at bdbafh@(protected):
> > This is not a joke, it really occurred.
> >
> > Tue Oct 19 22:40:19 2004
> > Errors in file /opt/oracle/admin/fred/bdump/fred_ora_30002.trc:
> > ORA-00600: internal error code, arguments: [12235], [], [], [], [], [], [], []
> >
> > and this is the corresponding doc in metalink via the ORA-600 Lookup tool:
> >
> > Doc ID:   Note:33174.1
> > Subject:   ORA-600 [12235] "Oracle process has no purpose in life !"
> >
> >
> > Now, I can understand it heckling me, that I have no purpose in life
> > ... but an Oracle process?
> >
> > perplexed and confused.

> >
> > Al Frankenstein
> > --
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