[asterisk-users] Asterisk Not Starting after YUM Update

Ron Wheeler rwheeler at artifact-software.com
Wed Feb 12 16:34:24 CST 2014

DAHDI might be the culprit.
You may have had a better version from Asterisk than the "new" one that 
YUM got you.

Check to see if YUM gave you a new DAHDI. Who's your daddy now?

You may want to rebuild the Asterisk DAHDI and install it over the DAHDI 
from your Linux distro.


On 12/02/2014 5:22 PM, Tzafrir Cohen wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 12, 2014 at 10:44:42PM +0100, Aldo Bergamini wrote:
>> Hi List,
>> it feels silly, but here I am.
>> My Asterisk box is useless, after running a long delayed yum update (Centos box).
> [snip]
>> Starting Asterisk very verbosely seems to load the dialplan, but at some point I get a segmentation fault. This is new to me!
>> […] edited […]
>>   chan_agent.so => (Agent Proxy Channel)
>>    == Registered custom function 'EXTENSION_STATE'
>>   func_extstate.so => (Gets an extension's state in the dialplan)
>>    == Registered application 'DAHDIBarge'
>>   app_dahdibarge.so => (Barge in on DAHDI channel application)
>>    == Registered custom function 'CALLERPRES'
>>    == Registered custom function 'CALLERID'
>>   func_callerid.so => (Caller ID related dialplan functions)
>> [2014-02-12 22:40:07] NOTICE[13842]: codec_g729a.c:760 load_module: G.729A transcoding module version 1.6.0_3.1.4, Copyright (C) 1999-2009 Digium, Inc.
>> [2014-02-12 22:40:07] NOTICE[13842]: codec_g729a.c:761 load_module: This module is supplied under a commercial license granted by Digium, Inc.
>> [2014-02-12 22:40:07] NOTICE[13842]: codec_g729a.c:762 load_module: Please see the full license text supplied by the accompanying
>> [2014-02-12 22:40:07] NOTICE[13842]: codec_g729a.c:763 load_module: "register" utility, or ask for a copy from Digium.
>> Segmentation fault
>> ****
>> The problem seems to come after the callerid module loads: does this make sense?
>> BTW: I do have a G729 pack of licenses (they were actually active without any problem before messing with the update)..
>> What should the clever sysadmin do?
>> Thanks in advance,
>> Aldo
> Try:
> # standard asterisk command-line. No verbosity
>    strace -eopen asterisk -U asterisk -c
> See which module was the one last loaded.

Ron Wheeler
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