Grub2 error: "can't find command hwmatch"

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Grub2 error: "can't find command hwmatch"

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[PROBLEM]
Fresh install of Xubuntu 20.04.1 (on a HP Probook 430 G6), I shortly see the following error message flashing before grub's loading:
error: can't find command hwmatch
The system boots fine, but this error wasn't shown running Xubuntu 18.04 on that notebook.
Also I like having no errors/warnings shown - unless something is really wrong.


[SOLUTION]
Seems to be a known issue (#1840560) with no real fix - but a workaround.

Quoting a user comment from that issue page:
I suggest adding this line to the /etc/default/grub:
GRUB_GFXPAYLOAD_LINUX=keep

So the problematic if-then statement is not reached at all.
Don't forget executing "sudo update-grub" afterwards.

However, its still just another workaround...

Indeed that works to avoid that error message.
Hm. :?
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