This same thing happened to me--while playing with Redhat. But I am
guessing the problem and solution may be similar. Try checking the
permissions for the folder. The folder may have been moved to the trash
can in root/admin mode... Hope this helps...
Tyrone Cabugao || tcabugao AT earthlink DOT net
PGP Key: 0x4F5E5CA2 || Stop snooping and spoofing! Use PGP/GnuPG!