Strange cursor symbol in Grub screen

Sorry for writing this in the newbie category, please move if it doesn’t fit.
For some time I have this strange icon in the top left of the boot screen. It looks like a cursor, especially since it changes from white to black. It doesn’t matter which kernel I have selected or if I disable the grub theme completely. The thing has come to stay. I don’t have this on my shelf machine with Xfce. So far I’ve ignored it because it just seems unimportant, but it’s starting to get annoying:

Here is my /etc/default/grub:

# GRUB boot loader configuration

GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="loglevel=3 nowatchdog nvme_load=YES"

# Preload both GPT and MBR modules so that they are not missed
GRUB_PRELOAD_MODULES="part_gpt part_msdos"

# Uncomment to enable booting from LUKS encrypted devices

# Set to 'countdown' or 'hidden' to change timeout behavior,
# press ESC key to display menu.

# Uncomment to use basic console

# Uncomment to disable graphical terminal

# The resolution used on graphical terminal
# note that you can use only modes which your graphic card supports via VBE
# you can see them in real GRUB with the command `vbeinfo'

# Uncomment to allow the kernel use the same resolution used by grub

# Uncomment if you want GRUB to pass to the Linux kernel the old parameter
# format "root=/dev/xxx" instead of "root=/dev/disk/by-uuid/xxx"

# Uncomment to disable generation of recovery mode menu entries

# Uncomment and set to the desired menu colors.  Used by normal and wallpaper
# modes only.  Entries specified as foreground/background.

# Uncomment one of them for the gfx desired, a image background or a gfxtheme

# Uncomment to get a beep at GRUB start
#GRUB_INIT_TUNE="480 440 1"

# Uncomment to make GRUB remember the last selection. This requires
# setting 'GRUB_DEFAULT=saved' above.

# Uncomment to disable submenus in boot menu

# Probing for other operating systems is disabled for security reasons. Read
# documentation on GRUB_DISABLE_OS_PROBER, if still want to enable this
# functionality install os-prober and uncomment to detect and include other
# operating systems.

Could it be a setting in your BIOS, as described here?

Text Mode Cursor

In text mode, the cursor does not work the same way as in high-level languages, automatically moving to one place after the last written character. Instead, it is simply a blinking area that can be resized, shown, hidden, and moved by the OS.

Will be an effect of the font you chose. There is no cursor really.

Interesting question … I haven’t changed anything in my BIOS in the last few years, except that I disabled the onboard sound in favor of the external DAC at the end of last year. So do not know what could have caused this sudden appearance.

I have not selected any fonts other than the default after installation. Last night I reinstalled (for other reasons). The problem followed me.

I would not worry too much, the bios explanation is also likely. I have no cursor, that would mean it is no
setting caused by EOS-Grub.

As I said, I don’t have that on my old laptop either. It’s just strange. The ghost in the machine?

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