Getting this error -

Fatal error: session_start() [function.session-start]: Failed to initialize storage module: user (path: /tmp) in app/code/core/Mage/Core/Model/Session/Abstract/Varien.php on line 125

Any help would be appreciated.

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You may be running a different version of PHP than Magento requires. Try changing your PHP version and see if it is working correctly.

Reference : http://www.inmotionhosting.com/support/community-support/magento/php-error-on-new-magento-installation

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