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Hello,

 

You can give this one a try.  However, it only supports 2.4Ghz...  (Please don't use it with KextsToPatch because it might not work.)

Ok, after few hours of tests I can say, this to perform the same, even 2.4 only has same disconnects every 5 or less minutes.. Sad(

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Ok, after few hours of tests I can say, this to perform the same, even 2.4 only has same disconnects every 5 or less minutes.. Sad(

 

Still same :(

 

Here is the AR946X.v12.  (only for macOS Sierra).  It's a patched version so please don't use it with KextsToPatch because it might not work...

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@chunnann

 

Thank you for your help on this project, I seem to be at a bit of an impass.

 

I use the Aetheros 9485 Wifi Go with my Asus P8z77-v Pro mobo.

 

Vendor ID 168C

 

Dev ID 0032

 

I seem to be stuck at only getting the 11mbps on the wifi.

 

Is there anything I can do to tweak or unlock this?

 

Is there an update for this version?

 

Thanks!

 

Edit: And where are you getting these newer versions?

 

I still haven't found the reason why the speed is limited to 11Mbps maximum...

Hi.

Have anyone managed to get fully working ar9485 on Sierra?

 

It's working but the speed is limited to 11Mbps maximum...

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@Dexter61, fr0n1k22

 

Here is the AR946X.v13.  (only for macOS Sierra).  It's a patched version so please don't use it with KextsToPatch because it might not work...

I will report it after I've tried. Thank you for your support.

 

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Hello i have: qcwb335 atheros Wifi + BT 4.0 combo

wifi work perfect, no problem, but BT no appear anything, i loaded BTFirmwareUploader.kext but no load in system (installed on S/L/E)

BT no appear under system info--> bluetooth tab, and no appear on USB and no appear on PCI... nothing nothing... Windows detect perfect... but Mac no... there are de VID/PID of BT (viewed under windows): VID_04CA&PID_300B

And this the Wifi: VEN_168C&DEV_0036&SUBSYS_064211AD&REV_01

 

 

Thanks in advance!...

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Here are patches in the Clover KextsToPatch format...  (Please use it with the original AirPortAtheros40 and AddDTGP_0001 & FixAirport_4000 enabled)

 

AR946X:  No 5GHz support...

 

AR9485 & AR9565:  Tx Rate is limited to 11Mbps maximum...

 

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10.11.x start
 
10.12.x start
 
___ath_attach
 
_ar9300ReadRevisions
 
_ar9300RxGainIndexGet
 
_ar9300TxGainIndexGet
 
_ar9300FillCapabilityInfo (Unknown Locale)
 
_ar9300EepromRestoreInternal (AR9485 only)
 
_ar9300Reset (AR946X only)
 
_ar9330Common_mac_osprey2_0
 
_ar9330Modes_osprey2_0_mac_postamble
 
_ar9330Common_osprey2_0
 
_ar9330Modes_osprey2_0_BB_postamble
 
_ar9330Common_rx_gain_osprey2_0
 
_ar9330Modes_tx_gain_osprey2_0

 

It's working for one time, after reboot ar9485 don't want to work. System says that no hardware installed...

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@Dexter61, fr0n1k22

 

Here is the AR946X.v13.  (only for macOS Sierra).  It's a patched version so please don't use it with KextsToPatch because it might not work...

seems like the problem of disconnecting has improved. I will try and tell you exactly in long term. But I can definitely say it's more stable.

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seems like the problem of disconnecting has improved. I will try and tell you exactly in long term. But I can definitely say it's more stable.

 

Here is the AR946X.v14.  (only for macOS Sierra).  It's a patched version so please don't use it with KextsToPatch because it might not work...

 

Give it a try to see if it makes any difference compared to v13...

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Hello i have: qcwb335 atheros Wifi + BT 4.0 combo

wifi work perfect, no problem, but BT no appear anything, i loaded BTFirmwareUploader.kext but no load in system (installed on S/L/E)

BT no appear under system info--> bluetooth tab, and no appear on USB and no appear on PCI... nothing nothing... Windows detect perfect... but Mac no... there are de VID/PID of BT (viewed under windows): VID_04CA&PID_300B

And this the Wifi: VEN_168C&DEV_0036&SUBSYS_064211AD&REV_01

 

 

Thanks in advance!...

i are on 10.12.5 Sierra

Asus K50IN

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For those who had trouble using Clover KextsToPatch format...

 

Here are the AR9485.v14. & AR9565.v14.  (only for macOS Sierra).  It's a patched version so please don't use it with KextsToPatch because it might not work...

 

Tx Rate is still limited to 11Mbps maximum...

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Here is the AR946X.v14.  (only for macOS Sierra).  It's a patched version so please don't use it with KextsToPatch because it might not work...

 

Give it a try to see if it makes any difference compared to v13...

 

i installed this kext using kext utility.

wifi is turned on, but still scanning for network ( network not detect)

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For those who had trouble using Clover KextsToPatch format...

 

Here are the AR9485.v14. & AR9565.v14. (only for macOS Sierra). It's a patched version so please don't use it with KextsToPatch because it might not work...

 

Tx Rate is still limited to 11Mbps maximum...

And for my strange problem? My card are based ok ar9565

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Here is the AR946X.v14.  (only for macOS Sierra).  It's a patched version so please don't use it with KextsToPatch because it might not work...

 

Give it a try to see if it makes any difference compared to v13...

The v13 is quite stable for me. I have 24MBit connection and I can use it as full speed. It is also not disconnected. What is the difference of v14? I will try and report

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For those who had trouble using Clover KextsToPatch format...

 

Here are the AR9485.v14. & AR9565.v14.  (only for macOS Sierra).  It's a patched version so please don't use it with KextsToPatch because it might not work...

 

Tx Rate is still limited to 11Mbps maximum...

@chunnann

 

Is there any difference in these binaries for the clover patch?

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And for my strange problem? My card are based ok ar9565

 

It looks like your USB device was not configured correctly...  I'd recommend that you search on the forums regarding the USB issues...  Good luck!

 

@chunnann

 

Is there any difference in these binaries for the clover patch?

 

Yes.  Some modifications/corrections on initvals data...

 

It seems that some people have trouble using the KextsToPatch format and I have on idea why...

 

The v13 is quite stable for me. I have 24MBit connection and I can use it as full speed. It is also not disconnected. What is the difference of v14? I will try and report

 

 Some modifications/corrections on initvals data...  Thanks!

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It looks like your USB device was not configured correctly...  I'd recommend that you search on the forums regarding the USB issues...  Good luck!

 

 

Yes.  Some modifications/corrections on initvals data...

 

It seems that some people have trouble using the KextsToPatch format and I have on idea why...

 

 

 Some modifications/corrections on initvals data...  Thanks!

@Chunnann 

 

I prefer to use kextopath. ;) Is it really bad for you to post a new .plist?

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@Chunnann 

 

I prefer to use kextopath. ;) Is it really bad for you to post a new .plist?

 

Of course not!  I myself am using KextToPatch method too...  It'd probably save me a lot of trouble if KextToPatch works on everyone's system...   :P

 

I just loaded the plist.  You can give it a try.

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