On Friday 04 June 2004 10:02 pm, Bill Moran wrote: > > I'd like to run something under FreeBSD 4.9 which can make my > > FreeBSD box act as an answering machine: answer calls, play an > > outgoing message (presumably a .wav or similar file), and take > > messages. It would be nice if it also could understand DTMF codes and <snip> > > > > I skimmed through ports but didn't find a clear winner for this type > > of application. I'm also not sure what specific hardware I'd need (I > > assume not just any modem will do :-), and I suspect this will be > > dependent on what software I use. > > While it may be overkill, Asterisk is really the software you're looking > for: http://www.asterisk.org It'll do everything you need and more. > > Unfortunately, asterisk's ability to function on FreeBSD is currently > limited by a lack of drivers for phone cards. You'd think you could just > use standard modems, but not really. There is a lot of work going in to > making asterisk work better on FreeBSD, so it's not going to be like this > forever.
I'd like to get involved in this... is there a mailing list, or someone I should contact? Thanks, Jay _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"