Can't get installation CD to work

Andrei Kolu antik at
Mon Oct 15 04:55:40 PDT 2007

On Sunday 14 October 2007 13:22:36 mrosnok at wrote:
> I hope this email gets to the right address.  I apologize if it does not.
> I know little or nothing about computers.  I recently purchased a copy of
> PC-BSD 1.4 Da Vinci Edition from Free BSD mall.  Every time I try to
> install it the installation freezes and I get the error message
>     can't exec getty '/user/libexec/getty' for port /dev/ttyv0:  no such
> file or directory
> I'm trying to install it on an old Compaq Armada laptop.  Is it possible
> that this machine is just too old to run PC-BSD?
> Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.
Have you tried this cd on other computers?

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