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Offline wjs

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Room for asterisk?
« on: October 23, 2008, 11:24:14 pm »
Hello,  The first thing I'd like to add to the Vera (if there's room) is an Asterisk server.  That would allow me to just have my Linksys WRTP and Vera running for the most part.  Then I'd like to see if I could set up the Vera to be able to wake up my media server side when needed.

So, the question, is how much free space is there in your flash?  Is there enough for the OpenWRT + Asterisk + Vera stack?

Thanks

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Re: Room for asterisk?
« Reply #2 on: October 23, 2008, 11:32:54 pm »
Thanks, not really a lot of room for addons..  Cut it to the bone, didn't they?

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Re: Room for asterisk?
« Reply #3 on: October 23, 2008, 11:37:31 pm »
I wouldn't insist on squeezing Asterisk there. Processing power and memory is limited, so when you have a couple simultaneous calls, especially in g729, the box may hang up - bad user experience. :)

However keep in mind that Vera is extremely flexible interfaces-wise, so you could easily integrate it with Asterisk running on a box sitting next to Vera.


Personally I'd rather had Milkfish (aka SER) running next to Vera, and Asterisk hosted "on the cloud". More accessible and more reliable. Have you tried pbxes.com? IMHO it's much more practical then Asterisk running at home with unreliable internet connection and chances of power outages.
« Last Edit: October 23, 2008, 11:45:57 pm by 325xi »

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Re: Room for asterisk?
« Reply #4 on: October 27, 2008, 06:42:19 pm »
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you could easily integrate it with Asterisk running on a box sitting next to Vera.

I would agree with 325xi.  There is so much you can do with Asterisk. Let's not limit it and make the Vera box get too overworked.
Aaron