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Some Broadcom Mini-PCIe WIFI Devices Unsupported in macOS Sierra

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Note for users with older mini PCIe wifi cards such as the 2006 MacBook BCM94321MC: there is no native support in macOS Sierra for your devices. AppleAirPortBrcm43224.kext has been omitted from IO80211Family.kext Plugins in macOS Sierra.

Below is a list of all devices that have been excluded from macOS Sierra:

Broadcom Device IDs
pci106b,4e
pci14e4,4311
pci14e4,4312
pci14e4,4313
pci14e4,4318
pci14e4,4319
pci14e4,431a
pci14e4,4320
pci14e4,4324
pci14e4,4325
pci14e4,4328
pci14e4,432c
pci14e4,432d

As of this posting there is no solution- this kext will not load in macOS Sierra.
 
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Does this affect any of the compatible M.2 cards as well?
 
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m.2 card still works fine (WLAN & Bluetooth, kexts and Patches needed to make it working)

Thank you sir! I see in your sig that you have the same mobo as I - can I assume you'll be going this route?
 
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Thank you sir! I see in your sig that you have the same mobo as I - can I assume you'll be going this route?
Sure! Sierra running in GM (16A320) really good for me, only problem is sound (get only digital out) and usb (not patched yet). Even iMessage is OK.
 
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Sure! Sierra running in GM (16A320) really good for me, only problem is sound (get only digital out) and usb (not patched yet). Even iMessage is OK.
I have USB working fine on my system. I've tried patching USB with config.plist which works fine, but currently I have an SSDT just for my system.

Which method have you tried? DM me the deets so it doesn't turn into a support thread ;)
 
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If someone wants a Wi-Fi/Bluetooth combo PCI-E card for their computer that works absolutely natively and instantly with Handoff, etc. then check out: http://www.osxwifi.com/apple-broadcom-bcm94360cd-802-11-a-b-g-n-ac-bluetooth-4-0-with-adapter-for-pc-hackintosh

Looks like some people are in need of an upgrade after Sierra :(
I'm wondering if there's anything other than plugging it in to do to get the bluetooth part working. The Wi-Fi part worked fine so I just carried on using my USB BT adapter, which has started to lag a lot lately, so I'd like to use the BT on this card. However, though I do see the BT in the system info, it doesn't get recognized in the bluetooth section in system pref. Any pointers for me? Thank you in advance.
 
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