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Hi,

> Hmm, nope, I don't think it's an x86 specfic thing (ok the APM BIOS is,
> but what is the kernel for if not to give a coherant interface to the
> hardware specfic stuff), there are Sparc laptops, and I think (I'm not
> sure tho) alpha laptops, there just not that common (as opposed to x86).
>
> I know there are Atari laptops, but I can't rember if the hardware is up
> to the standard the m68k requires, anyway, the're quite rare, and
> musicians mainly have them (because of the midi ports built in, you can
> run most any eletronic keyboard/drum machine/sampler/... with one;).

There are other 68k laptops; I think especially noteworthy is the type
build around '92 or so featuring a 68030+68882 33MHz, 16mb RAM, 200MB
disk running SVr4 as standard OS and everything in a box made of tropical
wood.

To the best of my knowledge there are no MIPS laptops :-(

Ralf


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