Asterisk funnies.

Steven Haigh netwiz at
Tue Feb 14 09:49:58 UTC 2006

On Tue, February 14, 2006 8:38 pm, Jakub Jelinek wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 14, 2006 at 08:36:39PM +1100, Steven Haigh wrote:
>> Ah ha! you are spot on. the script has:
>> # Leave this set unless you know what you are doing.
>> export LD_ASSUME_KERNEL=2.4.1
> That tried to force LinuxThreads.  FC5 doesn't support LinuxThreads, so
> you need
> to hope Asterisk got fixed to work with NPTL too.  The Asterisk
> developers certainly had a few years of time to do that.

Yeah - it looks like the newer version of the initscript has this in the
# Thu Nov 17 2005 Gregory Boehnlein <damin at>
# - Updated Version to 1.3
# - Reversed behavior of LD_ASSUME_KERNEL=2.4.1
# - Added detailed failure messages

So it looks like it will work - although I'm in the middle of rebuilding
it all to see if I can get it to work again - as part of my debugging was
to remove it all and start again :p

Steven Haigh

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