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.