Troubleshoot mapping/recording areas
We assume that you at least followed Record a map.
Making a backup and/or removing a map.
The default location of the map can be found under
You can always back up your current map by logging in via SSH and copying the .bag file.
If you want to retrieve the file, you can use an SFTP client like WinSCP or Cyberduck.
sudo cp /root/ros_home/.ros/map.bag /root/ros_home/.ros/map.bag.backup
To delete the map
# stop the openmower service so that it doesnt access the map anymore sudo service openmower stop # check, if the map file is indeed there. ls /root/ros_home/.ros/map.bag # delete map sudo rm /root/ros_home/.ros/map.bag # restart OM sudo service openmower start
There’s a WIP map editor made by Nekraus, JavaBoon and Eddi using Python, which you can try and use to fix your map or add in obstacles.