[asterisk-users] "does /var/run/asterisk.ctl exist?" -- but Asterisk *is* running.

Mojo with Horan & Company, LLC mojo at horanappraisals.com
Mon Sep 25 16:58:01 MST 2006

Sorry if I'm stating the obvious, but I'm not sure if Trixbox runs 
asterisk as root or not.  I have to "sudo asterisk -r" on mine, but I'm 
not running Trixbox, I'm running Asterisk 1.2.


Ken D'Ambrosio wrote:
> I've set up a bunch of plain-jane Asterisk systems, but had heard good
> things about the more recent incarnations of A at H^H^H^H^H errr, Trixbox. 
> So I installed it, and fired it up, and it works fine.
> Until I try to do an "asterisk -r".  I get the "does /var/run/asterisk.ctl
> exist?" question, which had always previously meant (to me) that Asterisk
> wasn't running.  But it is!  And there's now asterisk.ctl file in the
> entire /var hierarchy.  Anyone have any ideas as to why that might be MIA?
>  It's insanely annoying, not being able to fire up the console.
> Thanks,
> -Ken
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