Re: How to fix mutex error

From: Victor Kwan (
Date: Sun Mar 22 2020 - 20:01:15 CDT

Dear Matthew,

pthread_mutex_lock has to do with thread synchronization.

Please provide detailed steps to replicate the error.


On Sat, Mar 21, 2020 at 11:52 PM Matthew Guberman-Pfeffer <<>> wrote:
Dear NAMD community,

I encountered the below error when trying to run multiple simulations, each using 12 processors. Can you please help me understand what the error means, and how to avoid it?

../nptl/pthread_mutex_lock.c:81: __pthread_mutex_lock: Assertion 'mutex->__data.__owner ==0' failed


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