Evidently, some custom ROMs come with Logcat disabled by default. The manner in which it is disabled varies. Here is what worked for me.
(This article assumes you have rooted your device, as well as adb installed and configured correctly, and a basic knowledge of its use)
"For the past three days, I’ve been trying to make a checkable ListView where the checked status would be indicated by changing the color of a TextView within the LinearLayout which is the base view of each row. Which is to say, when I click a row, the row becomes checked and a textview in that row changes color to indicate the new state."
A picture says a thousand words.