[Freeswitch-users] FreeSWITCH and Pulse Audio

Michael Jerris mike at jerris.com
Wed Aug 22 00:16:16 MSD 2012

I would not use mod_alsa.  Is was added just for one device with very broken audio libraries and is not really maintained.  I would try out FreeSWITCH 1.2 and see how it works and report back.


On Aug 20, 2012, at 10:49 PM, Jason White <jason at jasonjgw.net> wrote:

> What, if any, is the right way to set up FreeSWITCH as a soft-phone on a
> system with Pulse Audio handling the audio device?
> I found a bug on this topic that was never fixed, so I'm wondering what the
> solution now is and in which direction development is heading.
> In the admittedly old version of FreeSWITCH that I'm running, mod_portaudio
> fails to find the device which is being handled by Pulse Audio as the default
> (it simply doesn't appear in the output of pa devlist).
> I know there is also an Alsa module for FreeSWITCH, which used to be rather
> limited in functionality and not a substitute for mod_portaudio.
> Thus my basic question is where FreeSWITCH is heading with regard to audio I/O
> under Linux. Is there anything interesting in the pipeline?

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