No, I have tried both ways and it is currently not supported - full stop (at 
least on 64bit installs, apparently it is possible to make 32-bit ones work 
with ndis(4) ). I am currently working on upgrading bwn(4) to support these 
newer cards however I am still a way off. I’ll let you know what I find! I have 
a mid-2012 13” BTW, it’s going great (apart from wifi obviously).

> On 28 Apr 2015, at 2:49 am, John Nielsen <> wrote:
> I have a mid-2012 15” Retina MacbookPro10,1. I’ve been mostly successful 
> getting FreeBSD to run on it (I’ll do a blog post on that later), but haven’t 
> had any luck with the built-in wireless:
> none4@pci0:4:0:0:       class=0x028000 card=0x00ef106b chip=0x433114e4 
> rev=0x02 hdr=0x00
>    vendor     = 'Broadcom Corporation'
>    device     = 'BCM4331 802.11a/b/g/n'
>    class      = network
> Some googling led me to believe that although this chip isn’t supported by 
> bwn(4), it ought to work with ndis(4). However, I haven’t had any success. 
> Modules I load based on bcmwl664.sys (I’ve found and tried several different 
> versions) just complain that there is “no match for” a bunch of function 
> names and then I get “NDIS dummy called…”.
> Modules I load based on bcmwl564.sys seem to identify the card, but then I 
> get “driver attach returned 12” and no usable interface.
> Does anyone have any ideas or pointers to a specific Windows driver that 
> works with NDIS?
> Thanks,
> John Nielsen
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