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Clean the project because there must be something which is still built for a newer OS version.

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6 minutes ago, Mieze said:

Clean the project because there must be something which is still built for a newer OS version.

clean as in how?

sorry im a noob

 

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15 minutes ago, Mieze said:

Chose "Clean" from the menu "Products".

I pressed cmd+shift+k and it showed me that it has been cleaned successfully.

After a while, I selected the build option but still, I get this same warning again.

build or newer osx version.

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@Mieze I noticed that @vit9696 has forked and made a copy of your kext.  I've seen that some of your commits were also pulled into that new repo.  I'm currently using your latest debug driver, as it works great with 10.14.6 but I was wondering which you recommend to use going forward?  Will the acidanthera version be the one to use going forward?

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In this thread, I found a discussion about using Drogo. Using Drobo is easy. You can get started even with one hard drive installed. But with this configuration, you will not get any data protection. To protect the product, developers use encoding such as HASP and there are many ways to emulate a key for hardware, for example https://lostdongle.com 

Does anyone here understand how this works?

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As 2.5.0d14 has been working fine here on Sierra I built a copy targetting Yosemite to run on my Z68. That has been running 2.2.0 up until now.

 

Initial impressions are that it's working fine but I'm curious if Yosemite will see any benefits in running 2.5.0 over 2.2.0? I guess there's the improved interrupt throttling code at least.

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On 9/24/2019 at 2:15 AM, Riley Freeman said:

Initial impressions are that it's working fine but I'm curious if Yosemite will see any benefits in running 2.5.0 over 2.2.0? I guess there's the improved interrupt throttling code at least.

I don't think that there will be any benefit because the new version is optimized for Mojave. As power management has a significant influence interrupt latency, it may impact network driver performance as well. That's the reason why I have to run speed tests and rework interrupt throttling code whenever Apple changes power management. After all, in most cases the impact of changes in power management on network performance aren't dramatic. We are talking about 5% but if you want to achieve results which are near the limits of gigabit ethernet, it's inevitable to go through these steps of optimization with every major release of macOS. 

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On 8/28/2019 at 1:29 PM, CoBrA2168 said:

@Mieze I noticed that @vit9696 has forked and made a copy of your kext.  I've seen that some of your commits were also pulled into that new repo.  I'm currently using your latest debug driver, as it works great with 10.14.6 but I was wondering which you recommend to use going forward?  Will the acidanthera version be the one to use going forward?

Well, I checked his changes and besides support for kernel debugging there is nothing useful in it. vit9696 and I, we had a discussion about a kernel panic he encountered while using IntelMausiEthernet.kext some time ago and he wanted to convince me that there is a bug in the driver. Tracing back the call chain in the kernel panic report he sent me, I finally came to the conclusion that it was a linker error, although he insisted on his point of view. Maybe that's one of the reasons why he forked. For a detailed explanation of the problem and how to avoid it (clean system caches), please see the section about kernel panics in post #1 of this thread.

 

As already, mentioned, the only valuable addition is support for kernel debugging. If you need it, his fork is the way to go. Otherwise there is not much reason to use it. I may integrate support for kernel debugging at some point of time in the future but as most users don't need it, it's a low priority feature for me.

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Hello!
Please, help
I have a motherboard X8DTH with ethernet controller INTEL 82576.  I downloaded the kext from the first page, but the network interface still does not work. Please tell me what to do. I used kext utility for installation 

Please, help

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On 10/1/2019 at 6:05 PM, Mieze said:

Well, I checked his changes and besides support for kernel debugging there is nothing useful in it. vit9696 and I, we had a discussion about a kernel panic he encountered while using IntelMausiEthernet.kext some time ago and he wanted to convince me that there is a bug in the driver. Tracing back the call chain in the kernel panic report he sent me, I finally came to the conclusion that it was a linker error, although he insisted on his point of view. Maybe that's one of the reasons why he forked. For a detailed explanation of the problem and how to avoid it (clean system caches), please see the section about kernel panics in post #1 of this thread.

 

As already, mentioned, the only valuable addition is support for kernel debugging. If you need it, his fork is the way to go. Otherwise there is not much reason to use it. I may integrate support for kernel debugging at some point of time in the future but as most users don't need it, it's a low priority feature for me.

Thank you for the explanation.  In that case, I'll continue to use your version of the kext, considering you're the maintainer.

 

Now that I have your attention, do you have any plans to cut an official release of 2.5.0?  I'm using 2.5.0d14 and it's working perfectly fine on 2 of my Mojave hacks.  I'd say it's stable enough to promote to a full release. :)

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2 hours ago, CoBrA2168 said:

Now that I have your attention, do you have any plans to cut an official release of 2.5.0?  I'm using 2.5.0d14 and it's working perfectly fine on 2 of my Mojave hacks.  I'd say it's stable enough to promote to a full release. :)

Yeah, you are right! I'll publish the official release during the next days!

 

Mieze :cat:

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Hi Everybody,

 

First time poster here, but I need your assistance.


So I have updated my hackintosh, which is an Intel NUC8i7BEH with 32Gb RAM and 1Tb Samsung 860 EVO SATA SSD, to MacOS Catalina recently. The update went smooth except for the fact that my Ethernet became super unreliable.

I do have ethernet connectivity but the performance drops sometimes to a level where browsing becomes impossible.. I did not had such issues on MacOS Mojave.

 

I have tried numerous suggestions by all kinds of forums (reddit, tonymac,..) like changing a bios setting, updating a clover setting (FixedRegions in ACPI) but none of them fixed the issue.

The only thing that gives me a stable ethernet connection is go System Preferences > Network > Ethernet > Advanced > Hardware and change the setting from Automatic to Manual and lower the speed to 100BaseTX from 1000BaseT, which is absurd in this day and age.

 

So I hope I can find some help here! Looking forward to it (I don't have Wi-Fi on my NUC for now, so it's kinda annoying..)

 

 

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16 hours ago, Hedgehog2k said:

I do have ethernet connectivity but the performance drops sometimes to a level where browsing becomes impossible.. I did not had such issues on MacOS Mojave.

Are you sure that the real problem is related to ethernet because you are talking about browsing which could very well be more a graphics related issue.

 

Also keep in mind that GB ethernet performance depends on power management to work properly and at first glance, your problem makes me think about PM.

 

In any case, please check your kernel logs first.

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Are you sure that the real problem is related to ethernet because you are talking about browsing which could very well be more a graphics related issue.
 
Also keep in mind that GB ethernet performance depends on power management to work properly and at first glance, your problem makes me think about PM.
 
In any case, please check your kernel logs first.

Could you guide me how to check the kernel logs...


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8 hours ago, Hedgehog2k said:


Could you guide me how to check the kernel logs...emoji846.png


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One possibility among others: Open Terminal and type

 

sudo log show --predicate "processID == 0" --debug

You will get all entries. If you only want the entries of today or today/hours type: date/hours below are for example

 

sudo log show --predicate "processID == 0" --start "2019-10-14 08:00:00" --debug

 

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14 hours ago, Matgen84 said:

 

One possibility among others: Open Terminal and type

 


sudo log show --predicate "processID == 0" --debug

You will get all entries. If you only want the entries of today or today/hours type: date/hours below are for example

 


sudo log show --predicate "processID == 0" --start "2019-10-14 08:00:00" --debug

 

 

I took the logs from today. Going on a limp here and attach them.. No idea if I share something sensitive. But I have no clue what to look for.

kernel.txt

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Tried to compile the kext from: https://github.com/Mieze/IntelMausiEthernet (5ab7f9d). Succesfully compiled the .kext but after rebooting no Internet connection anymore. Tried 2.4.0 and that one worked.. anything wrong with 2.5.0? I've attached the compiled .kext (and yes - I've selected 10.8 as base SDK and deployment target).

IntelMausiEthernet.kext.zip

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On 10/18/2019 at 4:35 AM, ellaosx said:

but why 10.8

 

True.. I misread the instructions. Build it on 10.15 (latest). But still not working. See attached kext. Not sure what I'm doing wrong here. Used the 2.5.0d0 kext for now which works ok. But preferably staying up to date with everything.

IntelMausiEthernet.kext.zip

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Hi, I'm not too technologically inclined, but I wanted to ask for a little help...
I have a Intel i217-LM on my device, which I just installed Mojave on.
I couldn't get the internet working, so I downloaded your prebuilt binary for 10.11 and above, copied the "IntelMausiEthernet.kext" file on to my desktop along with Kext Beast. I ran Kext Beast and chose Library-Extensions as the install folder. Afterwards, I saw that the IntelMausiEthernet.kext was placed into the folder.

I rebooted, but I am still unable to get internet connection.

I would appreciate any help.

Thank you

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On 10/19/2019 at 8:23 PM, Mieze said:

I just uploaded the prebuilt binaries of version 2.5.0 to the downloads section here on IM.

 

Have fun! :cat:

 

Thank you for your work I have Intel (R) Ethernet Connection I219-V and it is impossible to work in the installation of mojave and catalina

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On 11/12/2019 at 1:47 AM, RubenR said:

Thank you for your work I have Intel (R) Ethernet Connection I219-V and it is impossible to work in the installation of mojave and catalina

 

Your problem description suggests that the reason is located in front of the computer. Please fix your system or, in case of a real, driver related problem, post a bug report which shows what is wrong. :P

 

Mieze

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      The driver is on GitHub now, sources and release
      https://github.com/SergeySlice/RealtekLANv3

      05.05.2015
      Sorry about broken links. There is new one. My latest sources
      RealtekR1000SL_src_20.02.2014.zip
      RealtekR1000SL.kext-v312.zip

      25.04.2013
      Corrected a mistake with warm boot after Windows. Thanks for Mieze, dmazar, rehabman.
      Updated part for RTL 8105/RTL8136
      This kext is compiled under SL, XCode 3.2.5. For use in ML I'll check little later. EDITED: I checked, it works in ML 10.8.3.
       
       
      15.12.2013
      I made some changes according to official Realtek driver 8.037, newest for now. I can't say I take it as a whole. No, my driver is cropped and may not work for some chips.
      Anyway it tested for me in Mavericks.
      Change log:
      - adopted for new chips RTL8168GU/8111GU, 8411B, RTL8168EP/8111EP . But not tested
      - autolink to 1000Mb/s
      - some functions for WOL, not tested.
       
      17.12.2013
      More changes from linux sources implemented
       
      20.12.2013
      Implemented WoL as Mieze did.
       
      24.12.2013
      More codes for 8105E but not complete
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