[Firehol-support] New firehol development

Tsaousis, Costa costa at tsaousis.gr
Thu Sep 26 18:46:44 BST 2013

Hi again,

I didn't know about these forks. I am, at least, pleased.
I'll be glad to join forces to one project.

About FireQOS: I wrote a small wiki about it and its usage:

Anyone tried it?



2013/9/26 Tsaousis, Costa <costa at tsaousis.gr>:
> Hi all,
> I know there has been some time since my last activity on this list.
> Anyway, I have two major developments to announce:
> 1. A new firehol that activates the firewall instantly. This is a lot
> faster and if it proves stable, I can make it even faster. Please test
> it and report problems to github (open a new issue).
> 2. FireQOS a traffic shapper that utilizes IFB devices to shape both
> incoming and outgoing traffic on any interface. I have added to it the
> ability to calculate DSL overheads. This is "perfect shapping" in both
> incoming and outgoing traffic.
> I have moved development to github:
> https://github.com/ktsaou/firehol/tree/development
> To use fast activation, just add FIREHOL_FAST_ACTIVATION=1 at the top
> of your firehol.conf
> To use fireqos (no documentation yet), see the example:
> https://github.com/ktsaou/firehol/blob/development/examples/fireqos.conf
> Regards,
> Costa

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