On 31 Aug 2004, at 13:10, Stephen Reilly wrote:
>> On Tue, Aug 31, 2004 at 12:34:14PM +0100, Niall O Broin mentioned:
>>> A standard PCI modem will not do what Asterisk does. Asterisk is
>>> basically Linux based telephone exchange software, and to make a
>>> telephone exchange from a PC requires software and line cards - a
>>> modem is NOT a telephone line card.
> Certain modems have both line and phone outputs...
Yes, and some of them come with software for another OS which provides
telephony functionality which mightn't be far off what you'd get
Asterisk with one analog line, and one analog phone. But Asterisk of
course scales to much bigger systems.
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