Reboot the system and press F10.
After the Setup utility displays, press Esc.
Select the standard CMOS features option and press Enter.
How do you configure the date and time?
How do you change the boot order?
Set the date and time using Page Up and Page Down.
To save the changes, press F10 and Enter.
The date and time can be configured either from the command line or from Applications > System Tools > HP Date and Time Manager.
Run the BootOrder utility to alter the order of the boot up device. The utility is installed with the standard image.
To run the BootOrder utility, perform the following steps:
1. Click Applications > Accessories > Root Terminal.
To use the BootOrder utility, execute cd /usr/share/ hp, then type ./hpbootorder and follow the listed options.
To use the RepSet utility, execute ./ hprepset (without parameters) and follow the listed options.
How do you synchronize the BIOS and system time?
To synchronize the BIOS and system time, use the hwclock command. This command allows you to either synchronize the BIOS time to the system time, or synchronize from system time to BIOS time. This command without any parameters displays
the current date and time.
systohc] [-l|--localtime] [-u|--utc]
Query and set the hardware clock (RTC).
-r: Read hardware clock and print result
-s: Set the system time from the hardware clock
-w: Set the hardware clock to the current system time
-u: The hardware clock is kept in coordinated universal time
-l: The hardware clock is kept in local time
–directisa: to the hwclock command or it will not work
How do you set up a kiosk?
Login as user. Use Desktop > Preferences > Session to choose which applications to start. You may remove nautilus and gnome-panel and add /usr/bin/cman to use HP Connection Administrator instead. Install Pessulus or gconf- editor and configure it, if further lockdown is desired.