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Hardware phone connected to sound card

How to use a modified chan_oss to operate an old POTS (or DECT) phone that is plugged into a sound cord on an Asterisk box
Read more at: http://www.okay.dyndns.org/okhp/linux/asterisk/ (this page may be down once in a while)

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Sound card acting as software phone

This is how to configure the sound card of the Linux server you run Asterisk on to act as a phone client to Asterisk.
From John Todd, http://www.loligo.com

; — oss.conf
;
; Open Sound System Console Driver Configuration File
;
[general]
;
; Automatically answer incoming calls on the console? Choose yes if
; for example you want to use this as an intercom.
;
autoanswer=yes
;
; Default context (is overridden with @context syntax)
;
context=local
;
; Default extension to call
;
extension=s
;
; Default language
;
;language=en
;
; Silence supression can be enabled when sound is over a certain threshold.
; The value for the threshold should probably be between 500 and 2000 or so,
; but your mileage may vary. Use the echo test to evaluate the best setting.
;silencesuppression = yes
;silencethreshold = 1000



; — extensions.conf
;
exten => 111,1,Dial(CONSOLE/dsp)
exten => 111,2,Hangup

You will need to have the chan_oss module correctly loaded to use the console as a pager. See "show modules" to verify that it's been installed correctly.


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chan_oss tips

Hardware phone connected to sound card

How to use a modified chan_oss to operate an old POTS (or DECT) phone that is plugged into a sound cord on an Asterisk box
Read more at: http://www.okay.dyndns.org/okhp/linux/asterisk/ (this page may be down once in a while)

See also


Sound card acting as software phone

This is how to configure the sound card of the Linux server you run Asterisk on to act as a phone client to Asterisk.
From John Todd, http://www.loligo.com

; — oss.conf
;
; Open Sound System Console Driver Configuration File
;
[general]
;
; Automatically answer incoming calls on the console? Choose yes if
; for example you want to use this as an intercom.
;
autoanswer=yes
;
; Default context (is overridden with @context syntax)
;
context=local
;
; Default extension to call
;
extension=s
;
; Default language
;
;language=en
;
; Silence supression can be enabled when sound is over a certain threshold.
; The value for the threshold should probably be between 500 and 2000 or so,
; but your mileage may vary. Use the echo test to evaluate the best setting.
;silencesuppression = yes
;silencethreshold = 1000



; — extensions.conf
;
exten => 111,1,Dial(CONSOLE/dsp)
exten => 111,2,Hangup

You will need to have the chan_oss module correctly loaded to use the console as a pager. See "show modules" to verify that it's been installed correctly.


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Created by: oej, Last modification: Sat 05 of Nov, 2005 (15:02 UTC) by JustRumours
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