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I just can't figure out how to do this. I'm quite beginner with the terminal, I have no problem to browse between files with "cd", but don't know how to browse a different device than my hard drive (the BOOTCAMP partition for example).

Thanks for your help.

Edit : i need to do this in command line, since I have to do it from the rEFIt shell.

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cd /Volumes

You should see your other devices listed there.

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If you aren't sure how to type the path to a file/folder in Terminal, you can drag-and-drop it from the Finder. For example, type "cd " (be sure to type the space after cd), then drag in the volume/folder/whatever. This works great for things you don't know the path to, as well as things with weird characters in the filename (spaces, Kanji, whatever).

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...but: be sure to NOT drag from the sidebar, as that will make your shortcuts disappear -- though with a nice "poof" ;-) – Arjan Dec 6 '10 at 17:02
Good point -- Finder sidebar items are not draggable. – Gordon Davisson Dec 6 '10 at 17:02
Well, they are draggable, but dragging has a different meaning to/from the sidebar. ;-) – Arjan Dec 6 '10 at 17:49

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