Tips 2

  • Possibly look into using GUI front end from Forums
  • To get help on the command line, type "help-aah".
  • The user to use to log into the "Asterisk Management Portal" is user "maint".


To install Asterisk@Home I first installed the Digium Wildcard X100P FXO PCI card I bought on ebay. Then I burned the asterisk@home 0.6 ISO image to CD and installed it on my new Shuttle XPC SN41G2V3 Duron system.

I then followed instructions at:

My ethernet card was not recognized. If I did "ifconfig eth0" it said:
eth0: error fetching interface information: Device not found

The "lspci" command indicated it knew the ethernet controller was there. So, I asked for help at and they helpfully pointed me to the linux driver:

I burned the driver script to CD and ran it using:
mount -t iso9660 -r /dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom
cd /mnt/cdrom

I then edited /etc/modules.conf and added the line:
alias eth0 nvnet

Now ethernet works! Hooray!

Next, make modifications specified at:


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