E: [ncAPI] [43627] ncDeviceOpen:619 Global Mutex Initialization Failed


Error Messages



Users have reported the following error when running an OpenVINO toolkit application that is inferencing with the Intel® Myriad™ Myriad VPUs.

E: [ncAPI] [     43627] ncDeviceOpen:619    global mutex initialization failed

To solve the issue, please try one of the following:

  1. Close the current terminal and open a new one.
  2. Restart your computer.
  3. Check the /tmp directory for a file called mvnc.mutex. If it's there, go ahead and delete it and try again.