HP printers & FreeBSD?

Mark Tinguely tinguely
Mon Oct 4 22:21:47 BST 1999

>  Anyway, looking through the
>  specs for the current crop of Deskjets, many of them apparently use
>  something called 'Printing Performance Architecture' -- these also seem to
>  be the models that don't even offer Mac support, so I assume the 'Printing
>  Performance Architecture' is some kind of poxy WinPrinter thing that is
>  best avoided.

All is not lost, Tim Norman has reverse engineered the PPA instructions,
and has written a program that supposedly gives Unix support the these

For program and download information, see:



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