Nearly killed my new iMac last weekend. I’d just got everything running nicely, including Windows, when I had a ‘bright’ idea. “Why don’t I install Linux onto that extra partition I reserved for it.
Bloody Gentoo wiped the partition map and I spent about 48 hours having to recover everything. I got everything back but that was a pain in the arse in spade.
So my new resolution is this: never have anything to do with Linux unless it’s going to be installed in a virtualised environment that can’t do anything bad. I’ve never yet had a good experience with Linux and somehow I don’t see that changing…