[FE training-materials-updates] beagleboneblack-board: remove the "do not damage your BBB" slide

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Fri Oct 13 10:18:26 CEST 2017

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Link       : http://git.free-electrons.com/training-materials/commit/?id=b146eafacd5c579ce912c321449388c465be2871


commit b146eafacd5c579ce912c321449388c465be2871
Author: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com>
Date:   Fri Oct 13 10:18:26 2017 +0200

    beagleboneblack-board: remove the "do not damage your BBB" slide
    The recommandation to not remove power abruptly from the BBB is
    somewhat silly and not very nice to explain as one of the very first
    slides of the training:
     - An embedded board that you have to cleanly shutdown? Seriously? It
       must be very very poorly designed.
     - The explanation at http://bit.ly/1FWHNZi were only advising people
       to take this habit in order to see if it was going to reduce the
       occurence of a very rare problem, and this statement hasn't been
       updated in years.
     - Nobody in the training labs were following this advise anyway.
    So, let's get rid of it.
    Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com>


 .../beagleboneblack-board/beagleboneblack-board.tex | 21 ---------------------
 1 file changed, 21 deletions(-)

diff --git a/slides/beagleboneblack-board/beagleboneblack-board.tex b/slides/beagleboneblack-board/beagleboneblack-board.tex
index 2db9116..c767375 100644
--- a/slides/beagleboneblack-board/beagleboneblack-board.tex
+++ b/slides/beagleboneblack-board/beagleboneblack-board.tex
@@ -23,24 +23,3 @@
-\frametitle{Do not damage your BeagleBone Black!}
-  \item Do not remove power abruptly:
-  \begin{itemize}
-     \item Boards components have been damaged by removing the power or
-           USB cable in an abrupt way, not leaving the PMIC the time to
-           switch off the components in a clean way. See
-           \url{http://bit.ly/1FWHNZi}
-     \item Reboot (\code{reboot}) or shutdown (\code{halt}) the board
-	   in software when Linux is running.
-     \item You can also press the \code{RESET} button to reset and
-	   reboot.
-     \item When there is no software way, you can also switch off
-	   the board by pressing the \code{POWER} button for 8 seconds.
-  \end{itemize}
-  \item Do not leave your board powered on a metallic surface (like a
-        laptop with a metal finish).

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