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I am here to show my progress with the Lenovo G505s + OS X Mavericks (using 10.9)



  • AMD A10-5750M APU w/ Radeon HD 8650G Integrated Graphics (Richland Series)
  • Qualcomm Atheros QCA8172 Fast Ethernet
  • Qualcomm Atheros AR9565 (WiFi + BT Combo) - Half Mini PCIe
  • 6GB Memory
  • ELAN Touchpad
  • Lenovo EasyCamera


QE/CI: Not working (hopefully in Yosemite).

Sound: Working - using latest VoodooHDA (2.8.6 or higher). Included in EDP repo.

Trackpad: Working - using EMlyDinEsH's ELAN Touchpad Driver. Included in EDP repo.

USB 3.0 - Working - Using Generic Driver. Included in EDP repo.

WiFi & Bluetooth - Not working.

VGA - Not working.

HDMI - Not working. 

Sleep - Untested.

Battery - Working using VoodooBattery. Included in EDP repo.

Camera - Working.

Card Reader - Not working.


Thank you!

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Mavericks has no support for the AMD 8xxx/9xxxx, this was introduced in Yosemite. As such, you'll never get graphics acceleration with current version of Mavericks (10.9.5) unless Apple brings out a new update that supports those. But don't bet on it now that Yosemite is out...

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