[Public WebGL] Context lost event in Chrome

Mark Callow [email protected]
Tue Feb 22 13:51:48 PST 2011


It was WindowsXP so I guess it must have been the screen saver.  Why
does that cause a loss of context?

Regards

    -Mark



On 2011/02/22 7:41, Alexey Marinichev wrote:
> Screensaver should not, at least in theory, affect Chrome in any OS
> other than Windows XP.
>
> Context lost event is also fired if GPU process crashes.
>
>
> On Mon, Feb 21, 2011 at 4:52 PM, Steve Baker <[email protected]
> <mailto:[email protected]>> wrote:
>
>
>     I'm betting the screen-saver kicked in.
>
>     -- Steve
>
>     On 02/21/2011 04:55 PM, Mark Callow wrote:
>     >
>     > I left my simple WebGL app running on one computer in Chrome (using
>     > GWT dev mode) while I did something on a second machine. When I
>     > returned my attention to the first computer, the application had
>     > received a context lost event. There was nothing else going on in
>     > Chrome or on that computer so why would a context lost event
>     have been
>     > triggered?
>     >
>     > I have tried to reproduce the phenomenon but this time the
>     application
>     > just keeps on running.
>     >
>     > Regards
>     >
>     >     -Mark
>     >
>     >
>     >
>     >
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