Volumes is a subfolder of Macintosh HD...is a subfolder of Volumes? Huh?

Discussion in 'macOS' started by LoneWolf121188, Dec 16, 2008.

  1. LoneWolf121188 macrumors 6502a

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    I just noticed this while messing around in terminal...Volumes is a subfolder of Macintosh HD, but Volumes has a Macintosh HD folder in it...which has a Volumes folder in it...

    ...how does this work? What's really the highest level folder?
     
  2. Eidorian macrumors Penryn

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    /

    Also learn more about symlinks.
     
  3. dukebound85 macrumors P6

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    eh for what its worth my volumes folder does not have a Macintosh HD folder in it when I ls it

    as eidorian said, / is the highest directory
     

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