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An ORA-00600 is thrown if Oracle detects an unexpected condition (also known as internal error).
In order to isolate the cause of an ORA-00600, the error comes with a list of arguments in square brackets. The first item identifies the problem cause.
Along with a ORA-00600, a trace file is written in the user_dump_dest or background_dump_dest directory. The name for the trace file written is recorded in the alert.log.



An ORA-00600 [729] indicates a memory leak in the UGA.
Setting diagnostic events 10262 ignores this error, that is, no ORA-00600 is produced even if a memory leak is detected.