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No. Read the README at the BrcmPatchRAM github repo.



Two cases:
- not supported by BrcmPatchRAM2 but needs a firmware uploader: Only solution is to wait until support is added. You can find out in Windows whether you need a firmware uploader or not (in fact, you can use Windows to upload firmware, which may help you test...)
- not supported by BrcmPatchRAM2 but has built-in firmware without a firmware uploader. In this case, the id is supported by BrcmBluetoothInjector and your results will depend on how compatible the built-in firmware is.
Ok, I did see the readme and it's an either/or situation, not both the injector and patchRAM/firmwareRepo. It appears my device has built in firmware as it "works" when I have the injector kext installed, but only marginally until further support is gathered for it. I'm not familiar with the Windows side of things and uploading firmware as 1) I don't know what this card came out of, and 2) I don't know much about uploading firmware in general. All I know is the generic Windows bluetooth driver works just fine in Windows. Thanks for the help RehabMan, I'll keep watching the github project for PatchRAM and maybe try and figure out uploading firmware.
 

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Ok, I did see the readme and it's an either/or situation, not both the injector and patchRAM/firmwareRepo. It appears my device has built in firmware as it "works" when I have the injector kext installed, but only marginally until further support is gathered for it.
That is true of all devices, even those that have firmware uploaders. You need to check in Windows. Look at the files that make up the driver software (in Device Manager).
 
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That is true of all devices, even those that have firmware uploaders. You need to check in Windows. Look at the files that make up the driver software (in Device Manager).
These?
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Yeah I'm not familiar with windows enough to even claim I know what I'm looking for in device manager. As far as I can tell this is the generic windows bluetooth driver. I cannot find a specific driver released by anyone for this specific bluetooth card. I've searched Lenovo, HP, Dell, ASUS. I had a thought based on something similar in Linux that maybe this device (22BE) will respond as another device (21E8) so I could use similar firmware, but I doubt it.

In System Profiler it shows "Firmware Version: v14 c8192" but it shows this regardless if I reboot from windows or boot from power off.
 

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These?
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Yeah I'm not familiar with windows enough to even claim I know what I'm looking for in device manager. As far as I can tell this is the generic windows bluetooth driver. I cannot find a specific driver released by anyone for this specific bluetooth card. I've searched Lenovo, HP, Dell, ASUS. I had a thought based on something similar in Linux that maybe this device (22BE) will respond as another device (21E8) so I could use similar firmware, but I doubt it.

In System Profiler it shows "Firmware Version: v14 c8192" but it shows this regardless if I reboot from windows or boot from power off.
Look at "Driver"->Details (going from memory).
 
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Just got BCM94360CD from Amazon from Germany, everything worked perfect without any fix. Hope this help :)
Thanks! I was planning to get this card too, but i was unsure about the actual installation process, as I do not intended to put a lot of effort into BT/WiFi.
 
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Hi guys today I made stupid things. I broke my Bluetooth USB cable (Broadcom BCM94360CD Dual-band 2.4&5GHz AC 4 Antennas Wireless Network Card with BT4.0) and now my Bluetooth features doesn't work. But I have GYMLE dongle just in case. I put my GYMLE dongle to computer and it did not recognise always show no bluetooth available on the menu bar. I add these kext and GYMLE now works. But it wouldn’t update my firmware version. Still shows v4096.

How to fix firmware version and which patch should I use for Handoff?

Thanks.


1. Bluetooth Problem GYMLE Dongle
BrcmPatchRAM2.kext
BrcmFirmwareRepo.kext
2. OS X v10.11.4 / GA Z87X UD5H/ vF.9 / 4770 / Intel HD and Nvidia 660 / Clover v3354
3. Step 2/Enable BT
4. Attached
5. Attached
6. Attached
9. Attached Terminal Output for code down below
cat /var/log/system.log | grep -i brcm[fp]
 

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Hi guys today I made stupid things. I broke my Bluetooth USB cable (Broadcom BCM94360CD Dual-band 2.4&5GHz AC 4 Antennas Wireless Network Card with BT4.0) and now my Bluetooth features doesn't work. But I have GYMLE dongle just in case. I put my GYMLE dongle to computer and it did not recognise always show no bluetooth available on the menu bar. I add these kext and GYMLE now works. But it wouldn’t update my firmware version. Still shows v4096.

How to fix firmware version and which patch should I use for Handoff?

Thanks.


1. Bluetooth Problem GYMLE Dongle
BrcmPatchRAM2.kext
BrcmFirmwareRepo.kext
2. OS X v10.11.4 / GA Z87X UD5H/ vF.9 / 4770 / Intel HD and Nvidia 660 / Clover v3354
3. Step 2/Enable BT
4. Attached
5. Attached
6. Attached
9. Attached Terminal Output for code down below
cat /var/log/system.log | grep -i brcm[fp]
Seems to be some sort of USB problem:
Code:
Mar 22 20:04:57 iMac kernel[0]: BrcmPatchRAM2: uploadFirmware could not open the device!
Attach output of (in Terminal):
Code:
sudo touch /System/Library/Extensions && sudo kextcache -u /
 
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Seems to be some sort of USB problem:
Code:
Mar 22 20:04:57 iMac kernel[0]: BrcmPatchRAM2: uploadFirmware could not open the device!
Attach output of (in Terminal):
Code:
sudo touch /System/Library/Extensions && sudo kextcache -u /
I did nothing but firmware update problem solved by itself. It looks like. (picture attached)

Code:
Last login: Wed Mar 23 16:06:20 on console
iMac:~ MuratOzgul$ sudo touch /System/Library/Extensions && sudo kextcache -u /
Password:
kext-dev-mode allowing invalid signature -67062 0xFFFFFFFFFFFEFA0A for kext GenericUSBXHCI.kext
kext-dev-mode allowing invalid signature -67062 0xFFFFFFFFFFFEFA0A for kext FakePCIID_XHCIMux.kext
kext-dev-mode allowing invalid signature -67062 0xFFFFFFFFFFFEFA0A for kext FakePCIID.kext
kext-dev-mode allowing invalid signature -67062 0xFFFFFFFFFFFEFA0A for kext BrcmPatchRAM2.kext
kext-dev-mode allowing invalid signature -67062 0xFFFFFFFFFFFEFA0A for kext BrcmFirmwareRepo.kext
kext-dev-mode allowing invalid signature -67062 0xFFFFFFFFFFFEFA0A for kext AppleIntelCPUPowerManagementInfo.kext
kext-dev-mode allowing invalid signature -67054 0xFFFFFFFFFFFEFA12 for kext AppleHDA.kext
AppleDataSetManagement.kext - dependency for com.apple.iokit.IOAHCIBlockStorage lacks valid OSBundleCompatibleVersion.
AppleDataSetManagement.kext is missing dependencies (including anyway; dependencies may be available from elsewhere)
AppleDataSetManagement.kext - dependency for com.apple.iokit.IOAHCIBlockStorage lacks valid OSBundleCompatibleVersion.
iMac:~ MuratOzgul$
Now I must try to activate handoff.

is GYMLE dongle working with handoff? if works which patch should I use for my system on the first page? and I read your other post from the other site you mention about country code should I use that?
 

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I did nothing but firmware update problem solved by itself. It looks like. (picture attached)

Code:
Last login: Wed Mar 23 16:06:20 on console
iMac:~ MuratOzgul$ sudo touch /System/Library/Extensions && sudo kextcache -u /
Password:
kext-dev-mode allowing invalid signature -67062 0xFFFFFFFFFFFEFA0A for kext GenericUSBXHCI.kext[/quote]

Not sure why you have GenericUSBXHCI installed with your hardware...

[quote]
Now I must try to activate handoff. 
 
is GYMLE dongle working with handoff? if works which patch should I use for my system on the first page? and I read your other post from the other site you mention about country code should I use that?[/QUOTE]

There is only one handoff patch (depends on OS X version).  Country code is not involved with handoff (that is applicable only to 5ghz WiFi).
 
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