Bug#611032: debian-installer: Instaler does not prompt for loading firmware-ralink for Linksys WUSB54GC wlan card
Unfortunatelly I have moved to wheezy and cannot provide information
relevant for squeeze. But fortunatelly, as I have checked, wheezy with
kernel 3.1 loades the firmware correctly during installation.
2012/1/12 Petter Reinholdtsen <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
>> 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.
> Happy hacking
> Petter Reinholdtsen