[A*UG] New asterisk@home install
sprinter at austinfarm.org
Sun Oct 30 14:31:15 CST 2005
On Sun, Oct 30, 2005 at 02:22:15PM -0600, Gil Kloepfer wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 30, 2005 at 02:06:05PM -0600, Willie McKemie wrote:
> > Asterisk seems a bit sluggish answering the phone line as well as
> > dealing with extension to extension calls; incoming calls ring twice
> > before Asterisk takes over. I wonder if that is a result of running
> > on a 64mb, 330mhz box? Probably the 64mb. I see it setup a 800mb
> > swap and is using a little of it. I think I'll look around for a bit
> > more memory for it.
> Actually, the reason Asterisk answers on the second ring is because
> Caller-ID information is sent by the telco as a burst of FSK data
> between the first and second ring. If it answered on the first
> ring, then the Caller-ID information would be lost.
> I suspect that if you weren't interested in the Caller-ID info, you
> could set "usecallerid=no" in zapata.conf and it would begin answering
> on the first ring.
I suspect that, since I'm not paying the telco for it, caller-id info
is not there. You reckon that's so?
Thanks for the information!
Willie, ONWARD! Through the fog!
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