3.4.13 Typematic Rate Setting
The typematic rate is the rate key strokes repeat as determined by the key-
board controller. The commands are "Enabled" or "Disabled". Enabling
allows the typematic rate and delay to be selected.
3.4.14 Typematic Rate (Chars/Sec)
The BIOS accepts the following input values (characters/second) for
typematic rate: 6, 8, 10, 12, 15, 20, 24, and 30.
3.4.15 Typematic Delay (msec)
Typematic delay is the time interval between the appearances of two con-
secutive characters, when the key is continuously depressed. The input
values for this category are: 250, 500, 750, and 1000 (ms).
3.4.16 Security Option
This category determines whether the password is required when the sys-
tem boots up or only when entering setup. The options are:
• System: The system will not boot, and access to Setup will be also
denied unless the correct password is entered at the prompt.
• Setup: The system will boot, but access to Setup will be denied unless
the correct password is entered at the prompt.
To disable security, select PASSWORD SET-
TING in the main menu. Then, you will be asked
to enter a password. Simply press <Enter> to
disable security. When security is disabled, the
system will boot and you can enter Setup freely.
3.4.17 APIC Mode
This setting allows you to enable the APIC mode. The choices are "Dis-
abled" or "Enabled."