stop/start services

eoghan freebsd at
Wed Apr 12 20:14:23 UTC 2006

jbolivar at wrote:
>    Hello,
>    Please and what is the diference between directory /usr/local/etc/rc.d
>    and etc/rc.d
>    Thanks and Regards,
>    Julian Bolivar

Im not really sure what you mean? But /etc/rc.d/ doesnt have user 
installed apps? maybe?

>    ----------- Mensaje Original --------------
>    De: Matthew Seaman [m.seaman at]
>    Para: eoghan [freebsd at]
>    Cc: freebsd-questions at [freebsd-questions at]
>    Asunto: Re: stop/start services
>    Fecha: 12/04/2006 15:33:11
>    Mensaje:
>    eoghan wrote: > I asked a question about stopping/starting tomcat, but
>    I suppose I didnt > ask it right. > What I should have asked is: > How
>    do I stop/start services that I have enabled in my rc.conf, such as >
>    mysql, tomcat etc. I have tried from my rc.d/ with tomcat but it will
>    > not work for me... Like this: /usr/local/etc/rc.d/ start If
>    that doesn't print out anything then double check what's in
>    /etc/rc.conf If the service apparently starts up, but then you find
>    it's not running a few seconds later, then check any log files that
>    application uses -- it's quite often the case that there's a
>    configuration fubar somewhere that is causing the service to give up.
>    Cheers, Matthew -- Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil. 7 Priory Courtyard
>    Flat 3 PGP: Ramsgate Kent,
>    CT11 9PW
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