I've just spoke to ivadasz from DragonFly BSD. He answered a lot of my
questions. I've put some notes on my Wiki [1].

On 5 March 2017 at 03:01, Adrian Chadd <adrian.ch...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Ok! So there's already a driver, iwm, and hopefully slowly it'll grow
> 11n and 11ac support. Right now it just supports 11a and 11bg. I'm
> updating our driver to sync with dragonflybsd and hopefully that'll
> pull in intel 3160 support if it's not already working!

>From what I understand, it should be working after a normal boot - it just
happen to refuse to work during the installation process.

> The good news
> here though is you don't have to start from a blank slate as we
> already have a working driver. :)
> So, if you'd like to propose say, adding 11n and maybe 11ac to iwm,
> then I could be on board with that.

My conversation with ivadasz revealed that I'd have to port 11n from
OpenBSD and Linux. I'll do more research on that tomorrow.

> We'd want to check with the other
> maintainers though since they may have some plans too :)

I learnt that toothe is working on rtl8188ee at the moment.



[1]: https://wiki.freebsd.org/MateuszPiotrowski/Drivers
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