[kwlug-disc] First impressions: Less than impressed with freeswitch for home usage
kiwi at ssenn.com
Fri Feb 11 21:56:10 EST 2011
The live CD is just for DEMO to give you an idea of what Fusion is
On Fri, Feb 11, 2011 at 21:30, Raul Suarez <rarsa at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Unfortunately the Live CD was unusable in my test system (P4, 2.4 GHz, 2 GB
> RAM). I've never seen such a slow Live CD.
> I added a user and an extension. I configured my ATA to the server's IP
> port 5060 Entered the extension # and password. The ATA was never able to
> Given that my configuration will be simple, I think that the Asterisk
> manual configuration won't give me too many headaches.
> Thank you for the link though.
> If someone wants to save the download and CD Burn, I can bring the
> FusionPBX CD to our next meeting. Hopefully you will have better luck,
> Raul Suarez
> Technology consultant
> Software, Hardware and Practices
> Twitter: rarsamx
> An eclectic collection of random thoughts
> *From:* Kiwi Ssennyonjo <kiwi at ssenn.com>
> *To:* KWLUG discussion <kwlug-disc at kwlug.org>
> *Sent:* Fri, February 11, 2011 2:00:46 AM
> *Subject:* Re: [kwlug-disc] First impressions: Less than impressed with
> freeswitch for home usage
> Here is another resource, a live CD
> On Fri, Feb 11, 2011 at 00:56, Raul Suarez <rarsa at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> I heard the great virtues of freeswitch. Lower memory, faster processes,
>> Kiwi, I am sure that may be the case in your enterprise systems but in a
>> system my experience was less than barely acceptable.
>> Could it be that I'm doing something wrong?
>> I followed the instructions from here (including compiling the sounds):
>> My Hardware: PIII 400 Mhz with 256 MB RAM, old slow HDD. This is my test
>> Once comfortable I'm planning to run DD-wrt, tomato or OpenWrt in a router
>> I expect will be even less powerful.
>> PAP2T ATA for one extension,
>> Ekiga as a soft phone for another extension.
>> I'm expecting to get 3 DIDs (two Canadian and one Mexican)
>> I installed Asterisk in that box and have been playing with it without
>> complaints (Other than the by-hand configuration)
>> Installation time, a few seconds using apt-get (older version 1.4)
>> Updates in seconds using apt-get
>> idle: CPU 0%, Mem 0.9%
>> Listening to recording (x600) CPU 2%, Mem 7.4%
>> Echo test works perfectly almost no lag
>> Calling between extensions lagged little less than 1/2 second but very
>> I've found a lot of information and advise.
>> Installation time probably 4 hours to git and compile it. (Current git
>> version )
>> Updates expected to take a similar amount of time
>> Idle: CPU 5%, Mem 5%
>> Listening to music (x9664) CPU 6% Meme 5.5%
>> Recordings and music break (as if playing under the water)
>> Echo tests (x9195 x9196) don't even work
>> Calling between extensions: Lagged 1/2 second and call not as crisp.
>> Information and advise is sparse (to say the least)
>> And I haven't even tried to install FusionPBX
>> Raul Suarez
>> Technology consultant
>> Software, Hardware and Practices
>> Twitter: rarsamx
>> An eclectic collection of random thoughts
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