EGL_emulation failed to establish connection to host – android

I am trying to run a simple OpenGL program in Android. I am running this in an Android 4.1 emulator. I switched on its GPU emulation and it worked fine yesterday. When I ran that today, initially it was hanging saying, OpenGL taking time to render - Wait or Close dialog box. After few runs again it was crashing saying

E/EGL_emulation(2637): Failed to establish connection with the host

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  • 11-30 11:48:10.787: E/AndroidRuntime(2637): FATAL EXCEPTION: main
    11-30 11:48:10.787: E/AndroidRuntime(2637): java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: eglChooseConfig failed EGL_NOT_INITIALIZED
    11-30 11:48:10.787: E/AndroidRuntime(2637):     at android.view.HardwareRenderer$GlRenderer.chooseEglConfig(
    11-30 11:48:10.787: E/AndroidRuntime(2637):     at android.view.HardwareRenderer$GlRenderer.initializeEgl(
    11-30 11:48:10.787: E/AndroidRuntime(2637):     at android.view.HardwareRenderer$GlRenderer.initialize(
    11-30 11:48:10.787: E/AndroidRuntime(2637):     at android.view.ViewRootImpl.performTraversals(
    11-30 11:48:10.787: E/AndroidRuntime(2637):     at android.view.ViewRootImpl.doTraversal(
    11-30 11:48:10.787: E/AndroidRuntime(2637):     at android.view.ViewRootImpl$

    I guess the emulator is not able to take control of the GPU of the system, so how do I avoid this error? How do I rectify this problem?

    Thanks in advance. 🙂

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    This happens to me when my computer came out standby. Restart your virtual device.

    I was having the same problem in my Genymotion emulator while running a webview based application,I have restarted the emulator and it worked fine

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