Garbled SMS messages with OM2008.8?

Matthew Lane malane at
Tue Aug 19 16:49:07 CEST 2008

Tim Erwin wrote:
>>>> I've been running OM2008.8 on my freerunner for a little over a week now.
>>>> For about a week, SMS's worked fine, but for the last few days the SMSs I
>>>> receive have been garbled - a mixture of characters like ">?Èù¥£ì"
> I only get garbled messages from my service provider. This is when I
> miss a call and I should get a SMS to say that I have voice mail
> message please cal 212 but with the qtopia 080808 image I get a
> similar garbled result.
> Regards,
> Tim
I also get garbled text messages sometimes.  Usually a great deal of 
them, that make no sense, and sometimes numbers that I've never heard of 
(eg. 1111611211) or something along those lines.

Some kind of data corruption?  I'm using Qtopia 20080808.

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