[PVE-User] Spam:**********, KVM vs Container - Why should one use KVM?

Guy guy at britewhite.net
Sat Nov 27 09:54:23 CET 2010

All my hardware is outside of the KVM, I use physical boxes to handle the ISDN, PSTN, POTs lines.  They pass the connections in via SIP and IAX into the Asterisk system so timing is less of an issue.

The grand stream gxw4004 are the boxes we use from memory.


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On 27 Nov 2010, at 08:33, Daniel Pittman <daniel at rimspace.net> wrote:

> Guy <guy at britewhite.net> writes:
>> As someone who does run Asterisk inside a proxmox system, I can say that by
>> far the best way to run it is inside a KVM.. OpenVZ is great for other
>> things, I have lots of openVZ systems running too. OpenVZ just isn't suited
>> to Asterisk due to all the hardware and timing stuff.  You'll be for ever
>> kicking yourself trying to compile some driver or other.
> Really?  How is your timing inside the KVM?  I never got better than 98
> percent or so with zttest in any sort of virtualization.
> OTOH, aside from granting access to the ZT devices in OpenVZ - which was
> pleasantly trivial - it was no different to any other non-mainline driver.
> So, I would strongly suggest that this is a YMMV situation - and note that the
> upstream developers *still* suggest that any virtualization is a no-no for
> Asterisk. :)
>        Daniel
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