>Date: Mon, 13 Nov 1995 18:40:59 +0100
>From: Andreas Busse <email@example.com>
> > About the G364 - doesn't anybody feel like hacking a real console for it?
> > I hacked the support for the Acer and without benchmarks I'd say the
> > speed difference is by a factor of several hundred times.
>Well, Ralf, you forgot that there is _NO_ text mode. You're always
>in graphics mode, and there's no way out.
The same situation is on a Sun SPARC. As far as I can tell the speed is
"acceptable" and it depends from the CPU speed. I beleive it is possible
to render bitmapped characters on current CPUs with a decent speed.