Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1312736
Grub countdown sometimes very slow
Last modified: 2016-12-20 14:06:04 EST
Description of problem:
When I boot my machine, the Grub2 countdown at the start is extremely slow. It takes almost 20 seconds per second to count down.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
grub2-2.02-0.25.fc23.x86_64 (but also on earlier versions, e.g. FC22).
Very often. I haven't counted it, but it feels like on every second boot or more often.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Power up the computer
2. See the Grub menu with the 5 seconds countdown
3. Watch the countdown running down
The 5 seconds actually take almost 2 minutes.
The 5 seconds take just the 5 seconds. :)
In case it is a hardware issue, it's a Lenovo ThinkPad X240 with the latest BIOS.
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