Bug#611032: debian-installer: Instaler does not prompt for loading firmware-ralink for Linksys WUSB54GC wlan card
> Debian instaler does not prompt for loading firmware-ralink for
> Linksys WUSB54GC wlan card during the installation process. Even the
> unofficial version including non-free firmware did not install the
> firmware-ralink package during the installation. Consequently, in
> both cases (using the official installer and the one including
> firmware) it is impossible to access wireless network during
I would guess this is caused by the kernel driver not requesting
firmware in a way handled by hw-detect. Can you provide more
information, like the output from dmesg when the driver is loaded?
I suspect this need to be fixed in the kernel and not in hw-detect,
but am not sure.