[Freeswitch-users] Virtualized FreeSWITCH
sos at sokhapkin.dyndns.org
Wed Mar 3 07:17:00 PST 2010
I second that, do not use VMs. I run tens of asterisks under linux vserver on
the single box, no issues. I do not expect FS will behave differently under
On Wednesday 03 March 2010, Brent Paddon wrote:
> I suspect you would be better off with some virtualization platform more
> like OpenVZ ('containers' rather than VM's) - and probably without any
> installed (ie SIP to SIP - leave the gateways to a different part of the
> We've run some Asterisk instances in Proxmox (
> http://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/Main_Page) and while it's early days, it looks
> On Wed, Mar 3, 2010 at 3:27 PM, Brian May
<brian at microcomaustralia.com.au>wrote:
> > On 3 March 2010 16:04, Rob Forman <rob4manhere at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Is anyone running FreeSWITCH virtualized (xen or vmware) in
> > > production? I saw ec2 and xen mentioned a few places. If so, are
> > > there tips or tricks for handle timer issues which affect virtual
> > > machines in general, such as recommended divider or clocksource
> > > settings? I'm seeing funny timing issues while testing with audio
> > > recording and playback that speed up or slow down.
> > I tried tdm400+xen DOM0+asterisk years ago, on a single processor
> > machine but gave up. zttest returned good results, but analogue
> > quality has intermittently very poor quality and it made telephone
> > conversations difficult to understand. Especially a problem when
> > hourly cron jobs would start on all VMs at exactly the same time, but
> > was a problem at other times too. Plus the fact people who used the
> > phone more often then me didn't report the problem, so I thought it
> > was fine.
> > Plus the general fact I didn't really like the idea of running
> > Asterisk on DOM0, and running it on DOMU seemed to imply even more
> > overheard, as DOM0 would have to process the interrupts and pass them
> > to the DOMU.
> > Unfortunately I don't remember what scheduler I used, maybe sedf?
> > I suspect a multi-processor system would be a lot better suited for
> > the task. Also might be OK if you don't use zaptel hardware... I seem
> > to remember these cards generate a huge number of interrupts.
> > While this was with Asterisk, I suspect my results were not specific
> > to Asterisk in anyway.
> > --
> > Brian May <brian at microcomaustralia.com.au>
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