[asterisk-users] asterisk 1.4 prereq

Baji Panchumarti baji.panchumarti at gmail.com
Sat Nov 10 14:44:02 CST 2007

  On Nov 10, 2007 4:12 AM, Mark Quitoriano wrote:

> Hi im using centos 5 what is the prerequisite to be installed
> before compilling asterisk 1.4?
> Thanks!

 centos 5 (as well as 4.5) have a lot of extras geared towards
 the enterprise, and that is fine if your server is running * and
 a bunch of other stuff on a high end machine.

 on the other hand if you are going to run a dedicated * box,
 I suggest taking a look at the latest Debian - Etch.

 The debian server install (no gui) is extremely lean, I am talking
 lean enough to run comfortably on a  PII 400 Mhz 256 Meg.

 Obviously, you will need more horsepower if you plan to do
 much transcoding or if the box needs to support a db server
 and/or apache.

 Here is a good reference for installing on debian Etch:


 and a limited & abbreviated reference for the same :



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