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  1. Thanks @Jake Lo and @nickhx for setting the context. Looks like still some ways of work to go... Thanks again!
  2. May we know what issue you are referring to? Also could you share a bit of your knowledge why you are using a combination of 3 of these kext? as rehabman usually recommends a combination of either an injector or patchram, but not both together..
  3. I'm not sure how you did it... but you somehow got it to work.... I'm gonna keep testing for now... Wondering if you could make a version that works via L/E if possible... Thanks.
  4. @tazorac8 Bluetooth working reliably on our card hasn’t have a permanent fix yet. Only known way so far is to get the drivers loaded from windows, then reboot to Mac OS for Bluetooth to work stable. To do this you need an injector on Mac side, without firmware upload functionalities. Otherwise yep DW1560 seems to be a popular card for full functionalities. Note that it’s not plug and play OOB functionality. You will need kext to get it working...
  5. A few questions for you... how does the device work on windows with pin masked and not masked? If they work normally then it’s more than likely a configuration issue on your Hackintosh. also Herve mentioned before that the functiontionality of wifi and Bluetooth are different. All DW1820A will have Bluetooth detected as long as you have rehabman kext loaded. Getting Bluetooth usable with a connected device is the tricky one. Pin masking is required for your version of card to work with WiFi.
  6. I've been doing further testing on my latitude, and this is still the only reliable way of getting bluetooth to work on DW1820A, via @Naidis I tried extracting the exact .hex file from windows and attempting to upload it on MacOS, but that exhibits the same unstable behaviour as other firmwares unfortunately. Hopefully we find a better way forward somehow...
  7. Looks like we're making very good progress today... very happy. For the adventurous who prefer to keep kext in L/E, feel free to try the attached files and report back with your results for bluetooth. If firmware was uploaded successfully, you should see the following version in Sys Info: BrcmPatchRAM2.kext.zipBrcmFirmwareRepo.kext.zip
  8. @Naidis - you were spot on about the root cause being firmware uploads not working correctly using rehabman kext. I've managed to upload firmware from windows, and keep it persistent in Mac OS, version 4689 on both windows and Mac. Wireless bluetooth mouse now works correctly. I'm going to continue to test it out over a few days.
  9. @Naidis am I understanding correctly that with your suggestion, we would need to boot windows first every time before booting mac os?
  10. Since we have it a bit of roadblock with bluetooth, I decided to go out and buy a bluetooth dongle to test out. I bought the following CSR Bluetooth USB dongle: Steps that I followed: - removed all traces of Rehabman's kext so that bluetooth is not showing in System Information - plugged in bluetooth dongle What happens next is surprising: - Bluetooth dongle lights up, it is working - Bluetooth shows up on menubar, bluetooth is functioning But... when it try to connect to my bluetooth mouse, it does NOT work. It exhibits the same behaviour as DW1820a! Device discovery is fine, but it cannot connect to any device. I'm beginning to think it is not a hardware issue (since both dongle and dw1820a both don't work), but the way we are configuring bluetooth on our machines Paging for @Hervé @Jake Lo. Any thoughts on what could be happening?
  11. When your firmware shows correctly, it means firmware is loaded successfully. You will be able to detect devices, but can’t connect to any at all... is that correct?
  12. @Hervé - I tried your kext as well... same behaviour as before. If sysinfo is showing v7 c5799, it probably means firmware isnt being loaded. When this happens, you will be able to connect to devices, but they will randomly disconnect, and have "choppy" behaviour. I'm surprised all is good on your end... -jealous-
  13. Hi everyone, Through testing, I've managed to confirm the following, FYI @Hervé maybe it will be of use. When using Rehabman kext to inject firmware (BrcmPatchRam2& BrcmFirmwareRepo/Data), bluetooth is: - Able to be enabled - Able to detect bluetooth devices - NOT able to sustain connection to bluetooth devices When using Rehabman kext to ONLY inject bluetooth (using BrcmBluetoothInjector.kext, or when firmware fails to load), bluetooth is: - Able to be enabled - Able to detect bluetooth devices - Able to connect to bluetooth devices, but not stable/jumpy connection, and will disconnect/crash bluetooth after a while It is weird, but without firmware upload, the card is able to do more with bluetooth, than without firmware upload. However, the card is still not usable with this setup. Note also that this behaviour is only happening to 1028:0021cards. for 1028:0023, there are no bluetooth issues, but wifi is garbage on this model
  14. I've been doing further testing on bluetooth and wifi for DW1820a. Here are my observations so far: - Bluetooth connection stutters. When using bluetooth mouse, the cursor jumps on the screen. When using AirPods, the audio skips. - When left idle, bluetooth devices will disconnect on their own - Bluetooth is more stable when wifi is running on 2.4ghz, or turned off Initial suspect is related to power management to the card, or some form of interference. On windows the card works perfectly, which means it is not an antenna problem. @Hervé do you observe the same as well?
  15. @Hervé You are absolutely amazing. Thanks to you and the community, we now have a fully working DW1820a, both wifi and BT together! you solved this issue in a matter of hours, which I couldn't even do over several weekends! Look at this... 2 devices at once!! My work on Dell 7490 is almost perfect... what a beauty it is. Thanks again!!
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