[CentOS] OT: google voice + chat <- Re: finding the right serial port, enabling & configuring it [was: Re: fax software]>

Stephen Harris lists at spuddy.org
Wed Mar 30 13:04:37 UTC 2011

On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 06:57:04AM -0400, ken wrote:
> What I'd hope to do is plug the analog output from the ATA into the
> input of my home's POTS (Plain Old Telephone System, i.e., the 1970s
> technology).  That way all the cabling I have for extensions into nearly
> every room could still be used.  Why abandon all of that?  The only
> downside would be that I would be providing electric to all of that
> (rather than pulling all that power from AT&T).  Would the ATA mentioned
> on your webpage handle that?  I mean, I wouldn't be using all the phones

That's kinda what I'm hoping it will do.  But I haven't tested, yet!

Remember you'll need to cut the wire to AT&T before re-using the internal



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