While using PHP’s session_start function, an error started showing as:
Notice: session_start(): ps_files_cleanup_dir: opendir(/var/lib/php5) failed: Permission denied
Here’s a simple solution.
Solution – Notice: session_start(): ps_files_cleanup_dir: opendir failed: Permission denied
To resolve this error, all you need to do is to open up your php.ini file, which is usually existing in the following path:
and change the value of variable session.gc_probability to 0, if the value is 1, or if the value is 1 then change it to 0.
Now restart the apache server through the following command as in linux terminal:
sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart
and the error could have been resolved.