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gabrielepizza2010

[Help] USB3 and SD Card Reader on HP DV6 Pavilion

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Hi everybody,

does somebody of you get usb3.0 and sd card reader working on HP DV6 series?

the details of the peripherals are the following:

 

- USB3.0 NEC/RENESAS: Renesas Electronics USB 3.0 Host Controller [1033-0194]

 

- SD CARD READER: Realtek PCIE CardReader [10EC-5209]

 

For USB3, i've tried PHXCD. Results: Super speed BUS showed in system info but everytime any device is plugged in OS freeze

For SD Reader: tried some kext without any result

 

Any help would be much appreciated

THX in advance

G

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Make sure your card is plugged into a power source. The card should have a Molex 4-pin power connector like older hard drives.

 

Try to get it to recognize a USB 3.0 hard drive (a thumb drive should work).

 

If you can get it to this point, and you can recognize drives the card and/or driver may just not be compatible with your reader.

 

Look at my post here for a card that definitely works: Orinico USB 3.0 Fresco card

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