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When I do ls -al in /Volumes I get:

lrwxr-xr-x 1 root admin 1 Jun 19 10:25 Macintosh HD -> /

Unless I'm greatly mistaken, I have a symbolic link in Volumes to my hard drive.

1) Is this bad?
2) Am I OK in just deleting it (rm "Macintosh HD"), or is there some sort of special command I should use.

I realize this is sort of a dumb question but one sort of hesitates to delete anything that contains "Macintosh HD"....

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Don't delete it! It points to the "root" of your hard drive.

Is there some reason you're curious about this?
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... one sort of hesitates to delete anything that contains "Macintosh HD"....
Hesitation is probably a good thing since that's the name of the partition OS X is installed on.

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In the Windows world, most everything folks don't understand is called a virus.
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