Thankyou everyone for your help.
Just for the record because XPhome doesn't use the MS redirector,
I see no Difference in using it instead of XP Pro. You can even get
support because the OS is still xp just don't tell Novell it is xphome.
I couldn't figure out why I wasn't connecting. Then I typed config at the
console and not only did it tell me my ip address but it also told me the
internal network was using ipx. I uninstalled client for Novell 4.90 and
then reinstalled with a custom install 4.91. Chose ip and ipx. Then
unchecked nmas and nici. Then Voila! My workstation was back on the

Thanks again,