Why is "command not found" appearing when trying to start a service or init script?

Solution Unverified - Updated -


  • Unable to start a service
  • Several command not found errors are printed to the screen when attempting to start the service


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • A System V (SysV) or LSB init script being started (or the network, netconsole, or rhnsd scripts/services in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 as these are init scripts and not systemd unit files)

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