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I have 2 different OS X partitions on my Mac. I use ReFit to boot them.

But since they're both the same OS, it shows the same icon for both of them, which isn't their disk icon that I can change.

Is there a way to use a specific icon for each partition? Or is there an alternative to ReFit that will let me do this?

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(Disclaimer: I haven't tried this personally.)


If I'm understanding this page of the rEFIt documentation correctly, you should be able to take a 128x128 .icns image, name it "boot.icns", and plop it in /System/Library/CoreServices on the partition whose icon you wish to change.

(rEFIt automatically searches for .icns images named the same way as the EFI loader file. On OSX, that file is /System/Library/CoreServices/boot.efi)

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This worked, thanks! –  Jack Stewart Aug 14 '12 at 19:08

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