Re: DRAWS and Allstar?
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Hmmm...the thought of the DRAWS board providing Allstar capabilities wasn't thought of. I would just be satisfied if they can both run on one operating system/RPi.
There's so many unanswered questions that haven't yet been answered and to add Allstar or any other experiments to DRAWS is too early, in my oppinion, until it's perfected. Kinda like putting the horse in front of the cart?
I've given up on the DRAWS. I don't know what I'm doing. Instructions are vague unless we're Linux geeks. Linux geek I'm not.
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From: Steve KC1AWV <smiller@...>
Date: 6/2/19 8:02 PM (GMT-08:00)
Subject: Re: [udrc] DRAWS and Allstar?
"Allstar without the attached OS" is just Asterisk with app_rpt. Asterisk runs on many OSes - Linux, BSD, Windows, etc... Just need to compile it with app_rpt.
Allstar takes it a step further, building a network on top of Asterisk and app_rpt. They provide a distribution of Debian with Asterisk and app_rpt pre compiled, with all the heavy lifting and configuration already done. You could do it all yourself, but why when you can save time with the distro?
The issue I see is not with the Allstar distribution, but rather getting DRAWS to show up as a compatible device for app_rpt. The URIx and other similar radio interface were specifically designed for Allstar, IRLP and the like.
A driver may be needed for use with Allstar. If this is something that a lot of people are interested in, I could take a stab at it. Just need to dedicate the time and a board. Though, I feel that the exercise may be a little in vain, using DRAWS for just going from a radio to Allstar is seriously limiting the power and capabilities of the board. A URIx would be easier, since it's the right tools for the job kind of thing. Plus, it's cheaper than a DRAWS board.
On Sun, Jun 2, 2019, 10:24 PM Anthony Leeser <tagtynee@...> wrote: