[Arm-dev] Grub2 delays and pxe timeouts on aarch64/arm64

Ricardo Salveti ricardo.salveti at linaro.org
Thu Apr 7 18:10:34 UTC 2016

On Wed, Apr 6, 2016 at 9:05 PM, Jim Perrin <jperrin at centos.org> wrote:
> There appears to be an upstream issue with grub2 and the uefi pxe
> implementation. This will cause exceptionally slow boot times for anyone
> using pxe on aarch64/arm64 systems(and in some cases x86_64 if I'm
> reading this right).
> We're working to see how this can best be addressed. It's possible that
> we may have to wait for the 'official' fix to come in the 7.3 sources,
> but if we can fix it sooner in a clean fashion we will.
> For anyone interested in taking a swing at applying (and sharing) the
> patch to the 7.2 grub2 codebase before we're able to put out a fix, the
> upstream thread can be found here ->
> http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/grub-devel/2015-04/msg00065.html

Thanks for looking into that, I also had bug
https://bugs.centos.org/view.php?id=10442 for this (just the report,
no fix yet).

Ricardo Salveti

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