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Date:   Wed,  4 Aug 2021 14:24:51 +0100
From:   Colin King <>
To:     James Smart <>,
        Ram Vegesna <>,
        "James E . J . Bottomley" <>,,
Subject: [PATCH] scsi: elx: efct: Remove redundant initialization of variable ret

From: Colin Ian King <>

The variable ret is being initialized with a value that is never
read, it is being updated later on. The assignment is redundant and
can be removed.

Addresses-Coverity: ("Unused value")
Signed-off-by: Colin Ian King <>
 drivers/scsi/elx/efct/efct_lio.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/scsi/elx/efct/efct_lio.c b/drivers/scsi/elx/efct/efct_lio.c
index e0d798d6baee..bb3b460dc0bc 100644
--- a/drivers/scsi/elx/efct/efct_lio.c
+++ b/drivers/scsi/elx/efct/efct_lio.c
@@ -780,7 +780,7 @@ efct_lio_npiv_make_nport(struct target_fabric_configfs *tf,
 	struct efct_lio_vport *lio_vport;
 	struct efct *efct;
-	int ret = -1;
+	int ret;
 	u64 p_wwpn, npiv_wwpn, npiv_wwnn;
 	char *p, *pbuf, tmp[128];
 	struct efct_lio_vport_list_t *vport_list;

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