[android] Unable to read long SMS messages

Sean McNeil sean at mcneil.com
Mon Dec 8 15:22:06 CET 2008

Hi Andy,

What would be really helpful is to have it plugged into a linux host and 
run the command

ADBHOST=neo ./adb logcat -b radio

This assumes you have your host setup to connect usb over ethernet and 
have neo set to the proper IP.

Andy Kilner wrote:
> Hi, I've been using android on my freerunner for a few days now, the 
> original image and the latest image and both seem to have a problem 
> displaying SMS messages that go over a few words.
> Has anyone else experienced this problem, or do most of you just avoid 
> txting?  I'm afraid it's an essential requirement of my phone almost 
> more so than being able to place and receive calls.
> I've had a quick poke about on the adb shell but 
> data/data/com.google.android.providers.telephony/databases/sms.db 
> appears to be empty.  Can anyone point me in the direction of where 
> SMS's are stored, unfortunately it doesn't look like it's going to be 
> all that simple.
> The phone also refuses to send SMS messages, if I attempt to do so the 
> gsm connection is dropped and sometimes it can be a pain in the arse 
> getting it back.
> All in all though, (IMHO) Android is looking the more promising and 
> I'd like to stick with it.
> Cheers
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