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I have a asus P877h-v Mainboard - Mountain Lion installed and work perfect. except Network Connection
I need Kexts driver for Atheros AR8161 (Lan chipset)

I found linux driver :
http://www.linuxfoun....networking/alx

But I need Mac OSX Driver

Thanks

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kext.com

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kext.com

What you mean?!
Kexts.com does not have

Atheros AR8161 driver



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the kext for you card is in IO80211Famili.kext , you need edit your device of the your card , folder/Pluguins/Atheros40.kext

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the kext for you card is in IO80211Famili.kext , you need edit your device of the your card , folder/Pluguins/Atheros40.kext


could you tell me more . what should i change and edit?

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here root for infoplist /System/Library/Extensions/IO80211Family.kext/Contents/PlugIns/AirPortAtheros40.kext/Contents/Info.plist



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here root for infoplist /System/Library/Extensions/IO80211Family.kext/Contents/PlugIns/AirPortAtheros40.kext/Contents/Info.plist



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I did it- but it does not work -
my Network card is not wireless (it's Ethernet)
How can i get

Atheros AR8161 device id


0034 does not work



Atheros AR8161 kexts need . plz



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MAKE a Efi String for your card, this work. see here:[How To] Ethernet EFI Strings (device-properties) - InsanelyMac Forum

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MAKE a Efi String for your card, this work. see here:[How To] Ethernet EFI Strings (device-properties) - InsanelyMac Forum

This is not working too :(


my VenID is = 1969 and Dev Id is = 1091
is this usefull to someone a create kexts file


i Also Have a wireless Network Adaptor Ralink RT2800 (You can see in picture) is not working too
with VenID 1814 DevID 0601

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OK man, for wifi not have suport for this chipset, buy a Edimax 300N usb wifi have support with kext RT2870USBWirelles.kext 10.6 10.7 10.8, for Ethernet this kext, install with KextWizard/RepairPermissions/Rebuild Caches and reboot.

Good Luck!!!!







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OK man, for wifi not have suport for this chipset, buy a Edimax 300N usb wifi have support with kext RT2870USBWirelles.kext 10.6 10.7 10.8, for Ethernet this kext, install with KextWizard/RepairPermissions/Rebuild Caches and reboot.

Good Luck!!!!

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I installed this kexts file but ethernet card does not recognise by MacOS :((

Atheros AR8161 is a new model and i think it's completely different by the other Atheros cards

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post a kextstat: put in terminal app kextstat > ~/Desktop/kext.txt

you repairPermissions with kextWizard ?


sudo kextload /System/Library/Extensions/AtherosL1cEthernet.kext




sudo chown -R root:wheel /System/Library/Extensions/AtherosL1cEthernet.kext
sudo chmod -R 755 /System/Library/Extensions/AtherosL1cEthernet.kext
sudo touch /System/Library/Extensions
exit

reboot, go for System Preferences and add + interface Ethernet, see if this work for you.

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post a kextstat: put in terminal app kextstat > ~/Desktop/kext.txt

you repairPermissions with kextWizard ?


Yes . I checked repairPermissions in KextsWizard

I Also installed by kexts utility

but it's not work !

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you need look if the kext is loading, if not load not work. I edit my post above try this.

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after run these commands
Mac os tells: System extensions cannot be used.

what should i do :(

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open app terminal and type sudo -s
passw: your passw

copy paste the code in terminal app

and when you type this

sudo kextload /System/Library/Extensions/AtherosL1cEthernet.kext you have message output?



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open app terminal and type sudo -s
passw: your passw

copy paste the code in terminal app

and when you type this

sudo kextload /System/Library/Extensions/AtherosL1cEthernet.kext you have message output?


i got error
System extension cannot be used .....

i restart my sustem and run this command again
there is no error
but ethernet does not recognize (I think kext file has problem and it's not for as8161)

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OK, test this kext, I Edit this kext with your device id, see if work, instal with Kextwizard and repairPermisions/ reboot



unfortunately It does not work too

can u convert linux driver to mac os !? (is it possible)

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any suggestion !!

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Make a EFI STRING for your card with OSX86 app from here:http://www.insanelym...owtopic=124911





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