Posted 19/03/2013 by Timothy Prickett Morgan in Uncategorized
 
 

Software bug halts Curiosity: Nuke lab bot in safe mode


Thank GOD for buffer overrun checks, eh NASA?

NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity is parked in “safe mode” again after being laid low by a software bug. The fault was triggered by an unexpected command-file size, which the machine detected before it was too late.…