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Telephony support now in Linux Kernel

Jan 05, 2000, 04:46 (7 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Gregory Youngblood for this link. ]

"With the release of the latest Linux kernel, version 2.2.14, a new doorway has been opened to the Linux platform, Computer Telephony. This is the first kernel to include support for a telephony device. [Note: The telephony code actually first appeared in the 2.2.14pre15 kernel.] There is also a new device, /dev/phoneX, and module, phonedev, both of which are available for use by all telephony devices.

"While there have been a variety of Linux based telephony applications, projects, and drivers, this marks the first time telephony support has been included in the kernel itself."

"The stability and performance of Linux are just what is required to meet the demands of telephony applications."

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