wireless on Debian
I know there's a section on how to set up wireless stuff in the Debian docs but I can't find it at the moment.
Anyway, if you use PSK-TKIP, look here for an example:
If you use WPA-PSK (default on WinDos and therefore on most AP applicances) then you also need the 'wpa supplicant' software - with somne hardware, everything needs to be done through that, but with other hardware things are managed magically through the 'interfaces' file but you still need to install the supplicant to generate a key using the wpa_passphrase tool.
for example, my entry in 'interfaces' looks something like this:
auto eth2 (yes, the driver calls it eth2 rather than wlan0)
iface eth2 inet dhcp
wpa-psk blahbalhablhablahblahablhablah (the key)
To generate the key:
wpa_passphrase SSID PASSPHRASE -- so:
wpa_passphrase goaway thisISthePASSphrase