Can anyone explain the use of init3

Tim ignored_mailbox at
Thu Apr 20 03:25:56 UTC 2006

On Wed, 2006-04-19 at 16:48 -0500, Aaron Konstam wrote:
> No, logging out and then in does not restart the X server.

I seem to remember that behaviour being changed.  Running X continuously
tended to be a problem.  After a few days you'd notice things stopping
working, or very heavy CPU use.  Using a person logging out as a natural
opportunity to restart X avoided that problem.

(Currently running FC4, occasionally trying FC5.)

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