When another user already is attached to the console you can
access the nPartition console in spy (read-only) mode or can force write access
by typing ^ecf (Control-e c f).
Spy mode allows you to view console information but does not enable
you to enter commands. If you type when accessing an nPartition console in
spy mode, the console prints the following message.
[Read-only - use ^Ecf to attach to console.]
When in spy mode, you can force access to the nPartition console by
typing ^ecf (Control-e c f). Doing
this provides you interactive console access and forces ("bumps") the user
who was using the console into spy mode.