You can use a USB CD or DVD drive, or put Linux Mint on a USB stick with Universal USB Installer or Unetbootin, to boot it on this netbook. Use the F9 key at the Q logo to select the proper boot device.
Intel Atom N270 CPU
Intel 945GSE northbridge with integrated graphics
Intel ICH7-M southbridge
IDT sound codec
Atheros AR8131 ethernet card
Broadcom BCM4312 wifi card
Western Digital WD2500BEVT harddisk (SATA II, but the laptop only supports SATA I transfer speed)