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Date:   Tue, 28 Feb 2017 11:14:39 +0000
From:   Colin King <>
To:     Kalle Valo <>,,,
Subject: [PATCH] ath10k: remove redundant error check

From: Colin Ian King <>

The check on ret for an error is redundant because it is already been
checked for non-zero earlier on and ret is never non-zero at this point.
Fix this by removing the redundant check and error message.

Detected by CoverityScan, CID#1357170 ("Logically Dead Code")

Signed-off-by: Colin Ian King <>
 drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath10k/pci.c | 6 ------
 1 file changed, 6 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath10k/pci.c b/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath10k/pci.c
index 6094372..52896c2 100644
--- a/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath10k/pci.c
+++ b/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath10k/pci.c
@@ -970,12 +970,6 @@ static int ath10k_pci_diag_read_mem(struct ath10k *ar, u32 address, void *data,
 		remaining_bytes -= nbytes;
-		if (ret) {
-			ath10k_warn(ar, "failed to read diag value at 0x%x: %d\n",
-				    address, ret);
-			break;
-		}
 		memcpy(data, data_buf, nbytes);
 		address += nbytes;

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