Some Broadcom Mini-PCIe WIFI Devices Unsupported in macOS Sierra

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  1. tonymacx86

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    Sep 19, 2016 at 8:00 PM #1
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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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    Sep 20, 2016 at 4:44 PM #4
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    BCM94352Z

    m.2 card still works fine (WLAN & Bluetooth, kexts and Patches needed to make it working)
     
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    So with mine I should be ok then?

    cheers
     

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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?
     
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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.
     
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    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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    Is DW1560 Still supported?
     
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    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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