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Broadcom WiFi/Bluetooth [Guide]

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Can't get my PCIe BCM94360CD to work 100%. The card is working at a reduced capability on WiFi since 802.11/AC is not reflected. Bluetooth is working, but can't get handoff/continuity and Apple Watch unlock to work.

I'm running Mojave 10.14.6 on a Gigabyte Z390 M Gaming, i5-9400 and Sapphire RX580 Pulse 8Gb. I used the procedure described at the beginning of this guide under "I. Broadcom WiFi/BT Installation".

Thanks in advance for any help provided.
 

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Just a quick personal THANK YOU TOLEDA for the guide!!
THANK YOU REHABMAN for the fakeID kexts and patches!!!


A note on the guide: I just replaced the Atheros in my ProBook 470 G0 with a BCM94352HMB AzureWave, and I was about to post a problem request as the WiFi is seen, but doesn't want to "turn on"... when my eye caught elsewhere a weird mention about deleting the (old) network interfaces... and then it just *worked* !! so perhaps also, add in the first step where you state to remove all the old/previous .kexts (like the ProBookAtheros.kext :blush: nearly forgot about that .kext)
to also remove/delete the old WiFi interfaces from the network settings page.

Thanks again
 
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Hi ben9923

I got a BCM94352Z and everything works well, but unlock with apple watch. "Allow your Apple Watch to unlock your Mac" opt at the "Preferences > Security & Privacy" is enabled, but the password field pops up when login. Is there the problem of hardware and no anyway to resolve it?

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Xavier
I believe it's a hardware problem, as it's not 100% compatible with Apple's drivers. Using a wireless card found in an Apple device will probably resolve that.
Never saw anyone having Auto Unlock working correctly with a BCM94352Z.
Like you, I had it enabled, but it didn't actually work. Only right after enabling the option, without rebooting.
 

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BT it seems works but if I try to use didn't working
USB not configured properly, SSDT-UIAC.aml/HS08 is not present. Off topic
4350 is sitting on RP05, not recognized. Edit config.plist/ACPI/DSDT/Fixes/FixAirport/NO
Apply fixes, restart, reply with new files
 
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Hi toleda, I add the HS08 on the SSDT-UIAC.aml , remove the FixAirport.
Apply this fix but the card not recognised.

I attach the debug
 

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UPDATE:

Like the list on the site

[10.14]

  • AirPortBrcm4360: 4331, 4353, IOProbeScore = 1400
  • AirPortBrcm4331: 4331, 4353, 432b, IOProbeScore = 800
  • AirPortBrcmNIC: 43ba, 43a3, 43a0, IOProbeScore = 1400
  • AirPortBrcmNIC-MFG: 43ba, 43a3, 43a0, IOProbeScore = -1000

I try to run the AirPortBrcmNIC with the

brcmfx-driver=2

to load naturally my wifi card (14e4,43a3), but in this case the system freeze . I have to set brcmfx-driver=1 to boot.

I attach the new log
 

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Hello!

Having some problem here. I bought the Bcm94532HMB (WiFi & BT combo), and installed into my laptop. I got WiFi to work after adding AirportBrcmFix, but no matter what I do BT won't work.

It doesn't show up under system/bluetooth or system/usb. I tried patching the SSDT, don't know if I did it correctly but I can't even see anything connect that has anything to do with Bluetooth Controller. I am still booting from my usb clover, but I installed Kext files to where they should go and removed them from usb, and Lilu & AirportBrcmFixup are being loaded cause WiFi is still working.

I have attached the IOReg Report.
 

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Can't get my PCIe BCM94360CD to work 100%. The card is working at a reduced capability on WiFi since 802.11/AC is not reflected. Bluetooth is working, but can't get handoff/continuity and Apple Watch unlock to work.

I'm running Mojave 10.14.6 on a Gigabyte Z390 M Gaming, i5-9400 and Sapphire RX580 Pulse 8Gb. I used the procedure described at the beginning of this guide under "I. Broadcom WiFi/BT Installation".

Thanks in advance for any help provided.
Did you ever get WiFi working? I'm interested in getting a Z390 board for my next build but I'm worried about Wifi card compatibility in macOS due to the integrated Intel CNVi onboard wifi...did you have to disable CNVi in the BIOS to get ure PCIe BCM94360CD working?
 
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I have AW-CB160H half mini card installed. When running Sierra 10.12.6 wifi and bluetooth are working great.
Have just done a fresh install of High Sierra 10.13.6 and only wifi is working.

With it working OOB on Sierra, I'm puzzled as to why it's not working on High Sierra OOB also.

Wifi working well, Bluetooth not working at all. Recognised in IOReg and System info USB but not System Info Bluetooth.
Oddly, it's recognised as Vendor ID: 0x0b05 (ASUSTek Computer Inc.) rather than the usual expected Broadcom ID...

Have USBInjectALL in /L/E with custom DDST (included in reporting files below SSDT-UIAC.aml) in Clover/ACPI/patched - as per RehabMan's guide.

Please help! Thanks

Edit..
@toleda @RehabMan if you might be able to offer any support, I'd be most grateful..
 

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