Service started via service(8) fails

From: Ingeborg Hellemo <>
Date: Thu, 27 May 2021 10:18:42 +0200
FreeBSD 11.4-RELEASE-p3

What, if any, difference is there between using 'service <something> restart' 
and /usr/local/etc/rc.d/<something> restart'?

I have this mindboggling situation where using 'service tac_plus restart' 
leads to a service that is running but not working properly, whereas 
'/usr/local/etc/rc.d/tac_plus restart' gives me a working service.

Ingeborg Østrem Hellemo  --
Dep. of Information Technology  ---  Univ. of Tromsø
Received on Thu May 27 2021 - 08:18:42 UTC

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