Create ctxsys.context indexes Oracle 9.2

Posted on 2004-10-29
Last Modified: 2008-01-09

I was trying to create text index on long type field. Simple task, did that a lot in 8i without problem.
In 9i immediately after  executing CREATE INDEX SCRIPT_TEXTINDEX ON PropertyScript(script)  INDEXTYPE IS ctxsys.context
I got
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-03113: end-of-file on communication channel
which basically means that it just throw me out. But after I logged in again I noticed that the Index was created with the status 'Loading' and it just hangs there loading... and I can't drop it or do anything else.

Any insights? Thanks in advance!!!
Question by:RimmaC
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    Accepted Solution


    You can get rid of it with

    drop index <indexname> force;
    LVL 3

    Assisted Solution

    some info on this from metalink, for what its worth.

    -- It would be advisable to use CLOBs as LONG and LONG RAWs are going to be desupported in future releases.

    -- Located Bug:2532065 <CREATE CONTEXT INDEX ON A LONG COLUMN RESULTS ORA-3113 CORE DUMP ON SERVER>, Pub:Y, which development could not reproduce on

    -- Since there are many Oracle text bugs with LONG datatypes, it would be advisable if its not possible to convert to LOBs, to apply the latest patchset(

    and a potential solution:

    Doc ID:  Note:2257361.8
    Subject:  Support Description of Bug 2257361
    Type:  PATCH
    Status:  PUBLISHED
     Content Type:  TEXT/X-HTML
    Creation Date:  13-AUG-2003
    Last Revision Date:  17-NOV-2003
     Click here for details of sections in this note.

    Bug 2257361  ORA-3113/ORA-600 indexing an multi-byte data in XML CDATA sections
     This note gives a brief overview of bug 2257361.

    Product (Component) Oracle Text (Generic/Default)
    Range of versions believed to be affected Versions >= 8 but < 10G  
    Versions confirmed as being affected
    Platforms affected Generic (all / most platforms affected)

    This issue is fixed in iAS Patch Set (Server Patch Set)
    10g Production Base Release

    Memory Corruption
    Process may Dump / Abend / Abort
    Error may occur
    Internal Error may occur (ORA-600)
    Related To:
    Oracle Text (formerly interMedia Text)

    Indexing a document containing multi-byte characters held in XML
    CDATA sections can fail with ORA-3113, ORA-3114, ORA-7445 or
    ORA-600.  This only happens for some documents depending on the
    location and length of the CDATA data.



    Author Comment

    thanks a lot for helped, I figured 'force' drop but it was an answer.
    Especial thanks for all that helpful info from oratim

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