I’m waiting a few month to pick up a cheap Mac Mini off eBay for some projects- Peter Seebach on IBM’s Developer Works site outlines the latest on getting Linux or BSD on the Mini. This article looks at the current state of Linux and NetBSD support on the Mini. If you need all the hardware and options fully supported, these open source options won’t do it for you … yet. But, if all you need is a stable kernel, a C compiler, and network support, the code is high-quality and the price is unbeatable.
Running Linux and BSD on the Mac Mini