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When I try to do a session_start() in php I get the error:


Warning: session_start() [function.session-start]: open(/home/s/serve/tmp/\sess_t1gtuh8s36jkqcc9ic6p6suse0, O_RDWR) failed: No such file or directory


even though in php.ini the save path for sessions is clearly set to:


session.save_path = "/tmp/"


I've no idea where the /home/s/serve path thing is coming from in the first error, I've searched all the files for that string and can't seem to locate it. I haven't changed anything in my php.ini that I know of.


I'm using Uniform Server [3.5-Apollo]


thanks for your help...

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A quick test, I placed this code at the top of a php page:



// starts the session



// sets variable in the session





No problems when run on XP Home, I was wondering if it’s a Vista issue.


Like you I have no idea where that strange path /home/s/serve/tmp/ comes from. :)



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I have no problem with “oops” been down that path many times myself.

Its nice to see what resolved the problem may help others if they experience a similar problem so thanks for the feedback.


All the best

Ric :)

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