I got the correct kernel through synaptic and restarted as suggested from the Lenny wiki.
lo no wireless extensions.
eth0 no wireless extensions.
wmaster0 no wireless extensions.
wlan0 IEEE 802.11abgn ESSID:""
Mode:Managed Frequency:2.412 GHz Access Point: Not-Associated
Retry min limit:7 RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off
Link Quality:0 Signal level:0 Noise level:0
Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:0 Missed beacon:0
Thanks for the help by the way.
Got the sound working...master was WAY down.
EDIT> Checked my wireless network and can at least configure a wireless network now, but not only does it not pick up, but it also shuts off my ethernet access as well.
EDIT2> got it working, had a few things along with my old passphrase mixed up in my little red book of codes...thanks for the help evo2.