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I am a user of btrfs. In the past I used it for both the root and the home partitions. Now I'm using btrfs for the root and XFS for the home partition (because of openSUSE, as you pointed out). I cannot notice any differences, except one: with XFS, I can't snapshot my home anymore. Btrfs is fairly stable nowadays, however, you should always have backups ...
You do not need a second hard drive. All you need is a second partition. The procedure in brief is as follows: BACKUP IMPORTANT DATA Create a new partition Install Windows in this new partition Reinstall Grub (the bootloader) BACKUP IMPORTANT DATA These are major operations and while they should not cause data loss, a power outage, a crash or human ...
What should I do? What did I do wrong? You created a unbootable iso. You should have read the README file which says: Boot from base1.img and follow the on-screen instructions to install the base system. That means you need to add a floppy controller to your VM and use the file named base1.img (actually "Base 01 (2.1a).img") as virtual medium instead ...
Yes, it is! Source: I just performed the instructions from the link referenced in another answer to a related question on my late 2013 MBP using the debian 7.7.0 amd64 DVD iso. Then I took the stick out, stuck it in my Windows gaming rig (no apple hardware what-so-ever), and it booted fine (and fast!).
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