If you install Debian Wheezy on macbook you will probably face the problem that the wifi connection works but sometimes it simply drops. I didn’t investigate too much on causes because it turned out I was using a old driver: b43, b44 which have been replaced by the newer module “wl”.
This because the Macbook pro uses a BCM4322 s you can see from the output of lspcs
If you left your macbook with no power for a long time, its battery will probably refuse both to boot or to charge. For those of you a little experienced in batteries, there will be probably a good hope to bring your batteey back to life using a good balance charger and discharger for lipo, li-fe,li-ion,pb battery and so. You have to open the battery case, use the force but wisely. And you will get to this: