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Diminishing virtual device slots for TAP, Vmware, VirtualBox, OsxFuse, Haxm, etc.

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Feb 23, 2016
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Motherboard
GIGABYTE GA-Z170X-UD5 TH
CPU
Intel i7 6700k
Graphics
EVGA GeForce GTX SC 1070, AMD Radeon Vega Frontier Edition
Mac
MacBook Pro
Mobile Phone
Android, iOS
Evidently, Apple has been slowly decreasing the number of virtual device slots for applications like Vmware, VirtualBox, OsxFuse, Haxm, BoxCrypter, TAP, VirtualHere and the like.

"According to the kernel sources there are 20 free slots reserved to the user on OS X 10.5 to 10.8, but only 8 free slots on OS X 10.8 and later." I think even less in more recent macOS releases.

Is this a software thing we can work around with a patch or are we left with juggling "kext un/load"'s?
 
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