[asterisk-users] Asterisk 1.6 without DAHDI

Kevin P. Fleming kpfleming at digium.com
Thu Aug 5 16:04:01 CDT 2010

On 08/05/2010 03:52 PM, Roderick A. Anderson wrote:
> I have a Linux-Vserver guest running CentOS 5.5 with Asterisk 1.6 
> installed from the asterisk.org and digium.com repositories.
> I have Asterisk starting (service asterisk start) but see errors about 
> dahdi in /var/log/asterisk/messages.
> ... ERROR[25658] codec_dahdi.c: Failed to open /dev/dahdi/transcode: No 
> such file or directory
> Linux-Vservers don't allow, under normal circumstances, guests to fiddle 
> with /dev.  I could create all the entries in /dev/dahdi but as far as I 
> can determine I have no need of dahdi -- Asterisk 1.6.2, SIP only 
> connections, and currently no conference call needs.
> Is there a way to stop Asterisk (safe_asterisk) from even trying to load 
> dahdi?

Yes; don't load codec_dahdi.so in Asterisk. Use 'noload' in your
modules.conf file. What packages have you installed from the
asterisk.org and digium.com yum repositories?

Kevin P. Fleming
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