[TriLUG] Asterisk Newbie - FXS not working - Update
mpusateri at wickedtrails.com
Mon Jul 19 09:12:50 EDT 2004
> Do you have a volt meter you can hook up to it? You could build a
> connector with open wires and test for voltage across the wiring pairs.
> You should get something across one of the pairs, and that voltage
> should shoot up when the phone is "ringing".
> If you're not getting voltage, then either the device is not configured
> correctly or it's faulty. Since the configuration of these devices is
> well documented and fairly fool proof (if you follow the examples on the
> digium site), I'm guessing that you compiled everything properly - still
> you might want to try it on a RH9 (or Fedora Core) system to see if that
> works better.
> I've never installed Zaptel on a Gentoo system.
> Jon Carnes
Thanks for your suggestions. I got voltage when the phone was ringing but
not when it was not in use ie offhook or onhook. Anyhow I ended up
calling Digium and they connected to the box, verified I configured *
right and then issued me an RMA for the FXS module.
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