[kwlug-disc] First impressions: Less than impressed with freeswitch for home usage

Kiwi Ssennyonjo kiwi at ssenn.com
Sun Feb 13 22:35:52 EST 2011


here is another option

http://www.2600hz.org/downloads/

On Fri, Feb 11, 2011 at 21:56, Kiwi Ssennyonjo <kiwi at ssenn.com> wrote:

> 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
>> register.
>>
>>
>> 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
>> _________________
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>> http://rarsa.blogspot.com/
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>>
>>
>> ------------------------------
>> *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
>> http://wiki.fusionpbx.com/index.php?title=Easy_Ubuntu_10.04#ISO
>>
>>
>> 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,
>>> easy
>>> configuration.
>>>
>>> Kiwi, I am sure that may be the case in your enterprise systems but in a
>>> home
>>> 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):
>>> http://wiki.freeswitch.org/wiki/Installation_Guide
>>>
>>> My Hardware: PIII 400 Mhz with 256 MB RAM, old slow HDD. This is my test
>>> system.
>>> Once comfortable I'm planning to run DD-wrt, tomato or OpenWrt in a
>>> router which
>>> 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)
>>>
>>> Asterisk:
>>> 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
>>> clear.
>>> I've found a lot of information and advise.
>>>
>>> Freeswitch
>>> 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
>>> http://rarsa.blogspot.com/
>>> An eclectic collection of random thoughts
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
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>>
>>
>>
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> Kiwi Ssennyonjo
> http://www.ssenn.com
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