Dunno. I ran the Gnome 2009.1 livecd on my laptop, and wireless (Atheros) worked fine, then installed and it didn't, had to connect ethernet and install driver from repo. Most puzzling. Would assume what was working on cd would work after install, but didn't. Not a deal-breaker, installing driver over ethernet not a huge problem, but it did require dragging the lappy from my bedroom to main work area to connect to ethernet and install from there. Nuisance, but little more.
As for Zen, can't comment, not got my copy at hand to try out. Might have to download again and try out on lappy. Will let you know if I find anything out.
PS. What wireless do you use? Intel, Atheros, etc?
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