[Chilli] kmod-coova

Wichert Akkerman wichert at wiggy.net
Wed Apr 7 08:19:10 UTC 2010

On 4/7/10 08:25 , Ming-Ching Tiew wrote:
> --- On Wed, 4/7/10, David Bird<david at coova.com>  wrote:
>> From: David Bird<david at coova.com>
>> Subject: [Chilli] kmod-coova
>> To: chilli at coova.org
>> Date: Wednesday, April 7, 2010, 5:10 AM
>> Hi,
>> Been working on a concept for a kernel module for
>> CoovaChilli. With the
>> subversion code, configure with "--with-nfcoova" to have
>> the module
>> built. With the support built in, and the xt_coova module
>> loaded, the
>> idea is that authenticated traffic goes straight through
>> the kernel and
>> unauthorized traffic still goes through chilli user-space -
>> enforcing
>> captive portal and doing the walled garden, etc. xt_coova
>> (which borrows
>> from the 'recent' module) does a simple allow/drop decision
>> based on
>> authentication status. Some specific configurations are
>> needed for this
>> to work.
> What would be the implication of this change with respect to rate limit ?
> Will per-user chilli attributes ( eg WISPr-Bandwidth-Max-Down ) continues to work in user mode ?
> Will it make "group rate limit" ( verses per-user rate limit ) easier to implement ?

Linux has extremely flexible traffic shapping logic in its network stack 
that should easily be able to do this. I'ld assume that chilli can use 
that directly instead of trying to do that itself like it does now.


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