Mapping the home directory using the Novell Client for Linux fails with error code 8804.

  • 7007433
  • 28-Dec-2010
  • 26-Jun-2013


Novell Client for Linux
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 Service Pack 1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 1


Error 8804 is shown when mapping a drive using %HOME_DIRECTORY in a login script
The following error is seen when using the home directory attribute:
Unable to map <drive name>:=/Drive Path:<home directory>/


The issue has been resolved in a kernel update for SLE 11 SP1. The released kernel version is