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macOS High Sierra, I get a search for networks and then does not find anything.
I use QCA9565

macOS has just been installed

Here is the wifi log file:
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Here are the v20. (only for macOS High Sierra). It's a patched version so please don't use it with KextsToPatch because it might not work...

 

 

For AR9485 & AR9565, Tx Rate is still limited to 11Mbps maximum...

 

Thank you



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Any solutions about atheros QCa61x4? Please help us with this



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AFAIK QCA61x4 802.11ac cards are ath10k-based, so they use a different HAL/drivers/etc. You'd probably need to write a new driver for those to work, I don't think patching AirPortAtheros40 (which is ath9k-based) is going to be feasible.



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After adding this AR9485 kext file wifi is working fine on OSx el capitan. In Bluetooth preference panel if i search any device like android phone, iPhone, Bluetooth head set wont appears in panel.

how to do get appear a device in Bluetooth preference panel ??



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@chunann Thanks for the kext. AR 9485 is working great on Sierra.



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answer for abhinasia  fix your USB port,  copy iousbhostfamily.kext on your desktop and modify iousbhostfamily.kext/content/plugin/appleusbehcipci.kext/content/info.plist defending your dsdt port  after that install iousbhostfamily.kext alongside usbinjectall.kext in /S/L/E I m sure that will work

 

my bluetooth is working 100%

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Here are the v21. It's a patched version so please don't use it with KextsToPatch because it might not work...

 

For AR9485 & AR9565, Tx Rate is still limited to 11Mbps maximum...

 
Patched kexts: (10.13.x only)
Attached File  AR946X.10.13.v21.zip   656.21KB   46 downloads (AR9462 & AR9463)
Attached File  AR9485.10.13.v21.zip   656.23KB   41 downloads
Attached File  AR9565.10.13.v21.zip   656.39KB   39 downloads

 

Patched kexts: (10.12.x only)

Attached File  AR946X.10.12.v21.zip   662.54KB   27 downloads (AR9462 & AR9463)
Attached File  AR9485.10.12.v21.zip   662.26KB   45 downloads
Attached File  AR9565.10.12.v21.zip   662.42KB   33 downloads

 

Patched kexts: (10.11.x only)

Attached File  AR946X.10.11.v21.zip   656.46KB   17 downloads (AR9462 & AR9463)
Attached File  AR9485.10.11.v21.zip   656.59KB   11 downloads
Attached File  AR9565.10.11.v21.zip   656.75KB   11 downloads

 

Patched kexts: (10.10.x only)

Attached File  AR946X.10.10.v21.zip   660.55KB   12 downloads (AR9462 & AR9463)
Attached File  AR9485.10.10.v21.zip   660.66KB   7 downloads
Attached File  AR9565.10.10.v21.zip   660.74KB   9 downloads

 

Patched kexts: (10.9.x only)

Attached File  AR946X.10.9.v21.zip   652.67KB   9 downloads (AR9462 & AR9463)

Attached File  AR9485.10.9.v21.zip   652.83KB   6 downloads

Attached File  AR9565.10.9.v21.zip   652.96KB   8 downloads

 

ATH9KFixup: (source code only)
Attached File  ATH9KFixup-1.1.0.zip   309.24KB   54 downloads (Added High Sierra compatibility)


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answer for abhinasia  fix your USB port,  copy iousbhostfamily.kext on your desktop and modify iousbhostfamily.kext/content/plugin/appleusbehcipci.kext/content/info.plist defending your dsdt port  after that install iousbhostfamily.kext alongside usbinjectall.kext in /S/L/E I m sure that will work

 

my bluetooth is working 100%

Thank you..

 

I have already change the port number all ports are USB 2.0 but did not change number like Usbconnector 0 to 225 which means internal connector  that Bluetooth and camera are connected. Need to change that number to get work ??



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Hi, i have a AR9485 with your kext on mac os 10.12.6, but the wifi is very slow (-1mega), how to resolve it please?



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please make for AR9377

I can't do this

help me please

mac os 10.13



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Here are the v21. It's a patched version so please don't use it with KextsToPatch because it might not work...

 

For AR9485 & AR9565, Tx Rate is still limited to 11Mbps maximum...

 
Patched kexts: (10.13.x only)
attachicon.gifAR946X.10.13.v21.zip (AR9462 & AR9463)

 

Patched kexts: (10.12.x only)

attachicon.gifAR946X.10.12.v21.zip (AR9462 & AR9463)

 

Patched kexts: (10.11.x only)

attachicon.gifAR946X.10.11.v21.zip (AR9462 & AR9463)

 

Patched kexts: (10.10.x only)

attachicon.gifAR946X.10.10.v21.zip (AR9462 & AR9463)

 

Patched kexts: (10.9.x only)

attachicon.gifAR946X.10.9.v21.zip (AR9462 & AR9463)

attachicon.gifAR9485.10.9.v21.zip

attachicon.gifAR9565.10.9.v21.zip

 

ATH9KFixup: (source code only)
attachicon.gifATH9KFixup-1.1.0.zip (Added High Sierra compatibility)

 

Please update ATH9KFixup for Lilu v1.2.0



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Hello,

 

Just writing to tell you I have an Atheros AR5BMD222 (Atheros AR9462, vendor 168C, device 0034). I've been using v16 with Sierra for some months. Working fine, but having sometimes to switch it off and on to get it working.

 

Today I have upgraded my Acer Aspire S3-391 to High Sierra and v21 10.12 version works great on it, but v21 10.13 isn't working, WIFI not recognised with it.

 

I'm using the next code into my "<key>KextsToPatch</key>" section in Clover config.plist.

<dict>
                                <key>Comment</key>
                                <string>pci168c,30 to pci168c,34 (AR946x)</stri$
                                <key>Disabled</key>
                                <false/>
                                <key>Find</key>
                                <data>
                                PHN0cmluZz5wY2kxNjhjLDMwPC9zdHJpbmc+
                                </data>
                                <key>InfoPlistPatch</key>
                                <true/>
                                <key>MatchOS</key>
                                <string>10.12.x</string>
                                <key>Name</key>
                                <string>com.apple.driver.AirPort.Atheros40</str$
                                <key>Replace</key>
                                <data>
                                PHN0cmluZz5wY2kxNjhjLDM0PC9zdHJpbmc+
                                </data>
                        </dict>

Cheers!

 

PS Great speed readings, checked on a 100/100 Mbps Fiber.

Attached File  Speed-readings.png   303.63KB   1 downloads

 



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Here are the v21. It's a patched version so please don't use it with KextsToPatch because it might not work...

 

Hello chunnann, i have a GalaxyBook with a soldered QCA 6174 and Bluethoot Works on Mac Osx 10.13.

Wifi not working, as i see in this post, you made works some Atheros (i think this one is Atheros Qualcomm), do you think is possible to make it work? As i would like to do it, i can help if u need testing, hardware info, and such other things!

Plz make this thing work cause its soldered for many people xD, and dont have the possibility to swap with another one so easy.

I know it could be difficult but i can say, that if you would . like to work on it, or someone here would like to, i can pay (not a big amount lol) but is better to make thoose stuffs free, i will help the development i hope :). Also who have this wifi . card would like to donate some euros for the developers its okay for u?? 

Thanjs i really need a wifi working on my tablet, only 2 usb c ports, and one is for charing xDD I say all 







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