How to fix “INIT: Id “s1″ respawning too fast:” Messages

The message “INIT: Id “s1″ respawning too fast: disabled for 5 minutes” may be seen on the console of virtual deployments Cisco deployments. This is a cosmetic issue and can easily be rectified using the following method.

  • Power off the virtual machine
  • Edit the virtual machine settings and click Add Other Device and select Serial Port
  • Select Use physical serial port and uncheck the Connect At Power On button
  • Save your settings and you are done

You should now be able to power on your virtual machine and validate that you no longer see the respawining message.

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