I belive you mean the first installation of FreeBSD 4.10?
Disable acpi on your notebook, in most cases it'll work.
> I have been trying to install 4.10 on my laptop to be a
> development environment for m0n0 but I seam to be hitting a
> snag and wondering if any one has any ideas?
> Once I start installing it does the kernel configuration and
> then hangs on probing.
> On asking in the FreeBSD group they say to try 5.3 instead
> but I think that will cause me problems with m0n0
Yes, a lot