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  1. Thx for you work, but there is something wrong ... DVD Player is not working ( hang ) if i use your kext. I know VLC, hehe, but maybe you can fix it ?
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    Broadcom 570x and 575x

    yep, you right .. there is no easy way to make the driver proper working .. but anyway, thanks for you work, it is nice to know someone is working on this issue. I have done only some test with HP 6220 laptop, but i was never done with the nic drivers. Now i'm back with my old laptop ( nw8000 ) and will patch ( if needed ) the 10.4.6 nic drivers, but of course only for 570x and not 575x/8x nic's. Btw, thanks to all who have send me one of those 924573695637805245260 pm's ... but this is not the right way to push someone to do something Anyway, i'm back ...
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    Broadcom 570x and 575x

    Yep, i know, 6220 have bcm 5751 and this way didnt work. I got 6220 yesterday and will try to patch the driver for the bcm 5751 ...
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    Broadcom 570x and 575x

    Unpack the zip file, should be easy on OS X, just open the zip Then right click on the AppleBCM5701Ethernet.kext and select from the menu "Copy" Ehm, open finder, go to the system -> library -> extensions , select IONetworkingFamilykext, right click -> Show package contents, then got into Contents -> PlugIns . In this folder right click on free space, and paste from menu. Heh, this should be easy enought, or ?
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    Broadcom 570x and 575x

    blah ... copy my modyfied extension into the /System/Library/Extensions/IONetworkingFamily.kext/Contents/Plugins Change/Add device into the Info.plist ( still needed, if this not help you must patch with hexeditor my kext ) then run sudo -s cd / cd /System/Library/Extensions/ ln -s IONetworkingFamily.kext com.apple.iokit.IONetworkingFamily.kext rm /System/Library/Extensions.kextcache rm /System/Library/Extensions.mkext chown -R root:wheel /System/Library/Extensions kextcache -k /System/Library/Extensions and reboot. Patching with Hexeditor : -Expample, device id 169c ( bcm 5788 ) -patch on hex 37336 from "66 81 FA 59 16" to "66 81 FA 9C 16". Thats all. I will patch the 10.4.4 drivers too, but currently try to run the 10.4.3 AppleBCM5701Ethernet.kext.zip
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    10.4.4 Wireless Drivers

    The 10.4.4 IO80211Family.kext + my modified AppleBCM5701Ethernet.kext (still 10.4.3) works fine together. Have now ( after patching my BIOS ) the Dell TreuMobile 1450 miniPCI working. I love HP/Compaq and they "104-Unsuported wireless device found. System halted"
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    Broadcom 570x and 575x

    indeed it works now with additional tricks
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    NC8000 Driver Availibility ?

    ? thats strange, do you have the screenshot or the log from the kernel panic ? nc8000 have 5702 or 5705, so it should work
  9. indeed it works fine on nc 6000
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    Broadcom 570x and 575x

    as i already say i the other forum, this driver cant work with 5751-> nic's. If you patch some things you will get another error ( magic constant ). Of course you can look for the right one initialization for you nic in the linux kernel driver source ( e.g. http://www.linbox.com/pipermail/lrs-cmslog...uly/000037.html ) and try to patch the osx driver, but this is not easy to do and i cant do this for you without hardware. Maybe you or someone else have enought asm knowledge to patch it.
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    Broadcom 570x and 575x

    thats nice ... thx The OS confiusion about the nic is result of the patching. I have removed the NVRAM check , this is needed to recognize the PCI ID. I dont know why, but 10.4.3 cant read the nvram. Most of the roadcom chips are 'compatible' to itself. So without the right check most of them should work. The 10.4.1 driver was very simple, since 10.4.3 the driver is checking many things. This patched driver is temp solution, if the mac 0sx x86 is going gold, i will try to make a final working version, of course if still needed.
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    Broadcom 570x and 575x

    look my thread on http://win2osx.net/forum/showthread.php?t=2380 this driver should work.