[asterisk-dev] Channel support for GSM devices

Artem Makhutov artem at makhutov.org
Fri Oct 9 15:23:49 CDT 2009


On Fri, Oct 09, 2009 at 06:14:00PM +0100, Odicha wrote:
> Moises Silva escribió:
>> Hola Odicha, un gusto verte por aqui :-)
>> On Thu, Oct 8, 2009 at 5:00 AM, Odicha <odi at odicha.net  
>> <mailto:odi at odicha.net>> wrote:
>>     My proposal goes through using a model similar to chan_dahdi with a
>>     common interface towards Asterisk and connect with specific
>>     modules for
>>     each class of hardware device, simplifying management tasks. For
>>     example, to send an sms through any supported device to follow the
>>     protocol to asterisk would face exactly the same.
>> I am a newbie in this gsm thing, but eager to learn and contribute  
>> because it sounds like a very interesting area to work on. I'd like to  
>> have your opinion on how your proposal relates to Giovanni Maruzzelli  
>> project GSMOpen http://wiki.freeswitch.org/wiki/GSMopen , which 
>> apparently is something like the second generation celliax? 
> Hi Moises!
> Really it's related, but my thinking is make it part of dahdi, so we  
> have only one "hardware layer". Not a different channel, because it's  
> simpler and clever have only one hardware layer channel. I'm working at  
> now on pci gsm multisim cards (opvx g440p). I'll have something working  
> this weekend, but I'm using Junnghanns libgsmat library, as Tzafrir  
> guided me, so in principle it can't not be added to dahdi trunk because  
> of code policy (perhaps a rewrite of libgsmat solves it).  Working on  
> signalling now....

This sound interesting. I can try to make chan_datacard using it.

Regards, Artem

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