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Re: Installing Squeeze with only wireless network available

On 2011-02-07 11:27 +0100, Klistvud wrote:

> There is no wired internet available in our apartment. Is it possible  
> to make the Squeeze installer use a USB wireless interface during  
> installation (for setting up the mirrors, downloading from the internet  
> etc.)?

Only if you don't use WPA/WPA2.

> What do I have to do to make it happen? The wireless network I'm  
> planning to use is open to all (unprotected/unencrypted).

In that case the only problem is that your WLAN stick might need
non-free firmware, and you need to provide that firmware during the
installation.  See
http://wiki.debian.org/Firmware#Firmwareduringtheinstallation for more


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