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Installed Elementary OS on Lenovo R61 laptop. Takes over 5 minutes to start. Black screen filled with flip_done timed out error messages before splash screen displayed. Once started it takes exactly one minute from the time the password is entered until the desktop is displayed.

  • And you are using elementary OS Juno? This is a issue with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. – Hasan Apr 21 at 12:54
  • We need more information to help you better. Execute from terminal systemd-analyze critical-chain. Also go to System Settings >About, screenshot that page and add the image to your question. – Maccer Apr 21 at 18:05
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This is a bug. To avoid delay you can use workaround. From terminal run:

  1. sudo nano /etc/default/grub

Then add the kernel boot parameter: video=SVIDEO-1:d, so it will look like this: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash video=SVIDEO-1:d"

  1. sudo update-grub
  2. sudo reboot

Above answer grabbed from https://askubuntu.com/a/916112/907048

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