Why does UEFI vfat /boot/efi partition generate messages like "FAT-fs (sda1) Volume was not properly unmounted. Some data may be corrupt. Please run fsck" ?

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Issue

  • In Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.x, the UEFI vfat /boot/efi partition generates messages in /var/log/messages as follows.
kernel: FAT-fs (sda1): Volume was not properly unmounted. Some data may be corrupt. Please run fsck.
  • Is it safe to always ignore this message? Any possible workaround?

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.x

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