RichardI ran into multiple instances of the device as well. Rebooting fixes
it. It sounds like adb is not properly removing the entry when the device
is disconnected - I had the phone plugged in via USB and unplugged several
times before reconnecting.
This was under XP too.
Post by jarkman
Al - I am running on XP, and seeing ADB behaving rather erratically
with my G1.
It will sometimes show it online, as it should, sometimes show it
offline, and sometimes show multiple (2-10) instances of it, all
offline. Killing and restarting the server seems to render it
temporarily sensible, but only temporarily. It rarely works for long
enough to start a debug session from Eclipse, and often hangs Eclipse
if I look at the Devices tab.
I have no idea how to fix it, but it seems to me there is probably
something adrift in the G1 device driver. I'll let you know if I find
You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google
Groups "Android Developers" group.
To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org
To unsubscribe from this group, send email to
For more options, visit this group at