PS2 Linux -- check it out
I thought this might be kinda interesting to play with, alto its a bit on the expensive side....
Linux for Sony's Playstation 2. Linux enthusiasts and programmers can now use the same system they play their favorite PlayStation 2 formatted games on to run thousands of Linux applications! Combining the incredible technology of the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment with the endlessly-versatile Linux operating system, Linux Kit (for PlayStation 2) allows you to use the PlayStation 2 system as a fully-functional desktop computer. Download a wealth of Linux programs--HTML editors, multimedia players, programming environments, office solutions, and more--and open a new world with the power of the next generation in computer entertainment. This auction includes the following items:
40 GB internal hard disk drive
Ethernet network adaptor
USB keyboard and mouse
Linux for PlayStation 2 release 1.0 media (2 CD) set
This is actually something that SONY sells for the PS2...not sure if its old news but i think its really killer! May just be the next dashPC setup for me