It sounds like the connection information for the repository is wrong in
Review Board. If you're the admin, you'll need to go into the admin UI and
correct it. The server should be set to the value of $P4PORT.


Christian Hammond -
VMware, Inc.

On Tue, Jan 20, 2009 at 1:42 PM, Cainus <> wrote:

> Hey all,
> I'm wondering if anyone might be able to throw me a clue: when I try
> to add a review request through the web interface I get this error
> message in red:
> [P4.connect()] Connect to server failed; check $P4PORT. TCP connect to
> //lyrdepot/products/hqlib/main/ failed. //lyrdepot/products/hqlib/
> main/:
> service unknown.
> I can connect through p4 from the command-line as well as P4V, so I
> don't see how $P4PORT could be the issue.  What else could be wrong?
> I only get this error when don't fill in the 'change number' field.
> When I do fill in that field (and submit), the form just refreshes
> without adding review and without giving me an error.
> (I posted an issue at
> , but I realize that most of the problem here is most certainly
> something I've done wrong during installation/configuration.)
> Thanks for any help!  The app looks great in the screenshots and I'm
> anxious to get it running here...
> >

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