[CentOS] starting/stopping services

Fri Nov 1 20:09:11 UTC 2013
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

On Fri, Nov 1, 2013 at 3:02 PM, Wes James <comptekki at gmail.com> wrote:
>> But why can you do
> postfix stop/start
> but not
> sshd stop/start.  With sshd you need to use service sshd stop/start.  It
> seems inconsistent.

If you are looking for consistency, you are in the wrong place.
Linux distributions inherit random variations from 30+ years of
different unix traditions plus whatever strangeness they each add to
distinguish themselves.  Sometimes different is better, sometimes it
is just different.

   Les Mikesell
     lesmikesell at gmail.com