My system got messed up really bad.
It lost the /usr directory.
The directory mounted a partition on my second harddrive.
I keep getting this message to run e2fsck -b 8193 <dev>.
When I run 'e2fsck -b 8193 /dev/hdb2' (second partition on second harddrive) it tells me that there's a bad superblock.
I tried running 'fsck /dev/hdb2' and it tells me to run
'esfsck -b 1581066 <dev>'.
When I do that, I get a new message saying ' bad magic number, resulted in 0 length read'.
I'm sooo lucky I had a copy of my homework on /dev/hda2 which is still alive and kicking.