I want to install centOS 7 along side windows 8.1 for this I'm planning to do partition in a following way.
/boot - 500MB - Standard Partition
/swap - Half of my RAM size
/root - 20GB - Standard Partition
/home - Rest of my space - Standard Partition
The problem is: if I create /swap first, then I couldn't create Standard Partition anymore. Likewise if I create Standard first, I couldn't create /swap.
The error message is: Unable to allocate requested partition scheme.
After research, I understand that my MBR disk can not have more than 4 primary partition. Here is the current status of my disk
As per as my understanding, Windows already took 3 primary partition
System Reversed (E)
Extended Partition (container of Data and AOMEI Recovery Partition)
and CentOS require 2 more Primary Partition: one for /boot and one for the rest (correct me this part if I'm wrong)
Now I have no idea what I should do next to fix this problem. Should I change the setup of CentOS partition or do something to reduce the number of Primary Partitions on Windows and how to do this without losing data.