On Thu, Aug 05, 2010 at 12:27:56PM -0700, Roderick A. Anderson wrote:
> Roderick A. Anderson wrote:
> >One more time but with feeling I attempt to get Asterisk running in a
> >guest. Seriously this time. :-)
> Well you guys a far too slow. :-)
I assumed your 'questions' were rhetorical, as
everybody knows that device nodes can be created
with mknod or simply copied from the host ;-)
> I had to figure it out myself.
> But to give us all a break I kind-of had an idea and it seems to work.
> Form the host:
> cd /vservers/$GUEST/dev
> mknod tty9 c 4 9
> I then entered the guest and was able to "service asterisk start".
> I don't know if it is really _working_, verses just running, but
> I can now proceed to the next steps.
asterisk was reported running fine a few year ago
(the first time), so I guess it will be fine ...
> >I have a CentOS 5 host and a CentOS 5 guest with Asterisk 1.6 installed
> >from the asterisk.org and digium.com repositories.
> >I can start Asterisk from the command line (though I don't have it
> >configured) but when I try "service asterisk start" (which uses
> >safe_asterisk) I get the error:
> > Starting asterisk: Cannot find specified TTY (9) [FAILED]
> >The man pages says:
> > safe_asterisk is a script that runs asterisk in a loop, which
> > can be useful if you fear asterisk may crash.
> > The script does not run in the background like a standard
> > service. Rather, it runs in its own linux virtual console (9,
> > by default). It also uses the option ???-c??? of asterisk(8) to
> > avoid detaching asterisk from that terminal.
> > safe_asterisk also runs asterisk with unlimited core file
> > size, and thus asterisk will dump core in case of a crash.
> > To get a "picture" of console 9, from another terminal (e.g:
> > from a remote shell session) you can use:
> >I've tried not using safe_asterisk in the init script but I got a simple
> >FAILED but haven't found an error message -- yet -- as to what the
> >problem is.
> >I'm going to the Asterisk list shortly to find out how/if-it's-possible
> >to disable or remove this "feature" but would prefer to work with it.
> >In the mean time is there a way to allow safe_asterisk to use virtual
> >console 9? Create it in the guest?
Received on Fri Aug 6 20:07:48 2010