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SubjectRe: kill -9 <pid of X>
> - if you want high bandwitch and/or fullscreen, svgalib
> - if you want integration within the user desktop, X

Svgalib is often slower than X11

> XFree86 cruising away from TOG may help in this area. AFAIK, for
> the same situation SGI uses special extensions to OpenGL and
> achieves 1280x1024x24x60fps zoomed animations.

With an Indy you are frequently not going via the X server when drawing.
You need to remember the PC people didnt design their cards to work nicely
in a protected mode real OS world. The SGI folks got to build the hardware
and software together in parallel.


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