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Hey!

I have a RTL8188CE wireless pci-e card, but i cant manage it to work..


thing is.. should i buy a usb dongle or another mini pci-e card to use with snow leo/lion?


please give me some recommendations!

thanks a lot

is this a good idea??


http://www.ebay.com/...a-/230456770114

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ar5b91 work better if it needs half size on ebay theres a sony vaio version that works

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well i've bought this:

http://www.ebay.com/...984.m1497.l2649

AR9285

will this work?

thnx

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with ar9285 dsdt fix it might. and atherosairport with version 4 firmware and 10.6.5+
ar9285 is id 2B ar9281 is id 2A

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I've saw several fixes/kexts for AR9285 (Lion). So i guess i'll be good :D

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I actually just bought a mini pcie adapter for myself then bidded and won an airport extreme card for ~$4 so around $14 spent and I have a native solution to an always working Airport cardPosted Image

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yeah but that is PC, im talking abt a laptop.. but wow, great find on that card!

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the older apple cards atheros (2006- 2009) wont work in dell laptops for some reason. only the newer ath9k work.
so if thats ar5008x Ar6bxb72 i couldnt use it in my laptop. but works fine in some other laptops and in desktops.
if i rebranded device id of ar5bxb62 to non mac it worked exambple change 1c to 1014 (ibm) subven 58A then it would work.. seems it alters the way it uses pci-e bus

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I have a Clevo P150HMx laptop, do u think that the one i've bought (http://www.ebay.com/...7.l2649&afsrc=1) will work? Hope so, cant find any other on ebay that ships to brazil and is supported :/

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I have a Clevo P150HMx laptop, do u think that the one i've bought (http://www.ebay.com/...7.l2649&afsrc=1) will work? Hope so, cant find any other on ebay that ships to brazil and is supported :/

AR5B91 half size works OOB.

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great! hope my

AR9285 too



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ar9285 is device id 2B not 2A

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yes but there are some fixes around the web, guess it will work.. if not OOB, with a kext

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The broadcom 4322 works out the box. Recognized as third party card. You can rebrand it to an apple one too

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yeah i've tought abt the 4322 but it doesnt support monitor mode and i need this to work with linux.. atheros seems to support it, hope it works on lion.. still waiting for it arrive

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gotcha

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Got the wireless card yesterday! installed and running with this kext: http://www.mediafire...e3tb7nb274xdx21

but afaik if you modify the kext urself adding the device id, it should be the same :)





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