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# Default runlevel. The runlevels used by Mandrakelinux are:
# 0 - halt (Do NOT set initdefault to this)
# 1 - Single user mode
# 2 - Multiuser, without NFS (The same as 3, if you do not have networking)
# 3 - Full multiuser mode
# 4 - unused
# 5 - X11
# 6 - reboot (Do NOT set initdefault to this)
The bold would be your system's default runlevel (mine is a 5 for GUI).
This is more for setting up a boot up script to start things like vncserver and rundns on my linux box for when I reboot. Rundns is telling me how to set up the script in runlevels that have an rc# directory. Since mandrake doesn't have that I assume I can set the script up in my inittab. As always the man page is cryptic but I think I have made a possibly correct entry and just have to reboot to test and see if it works
Have you tried different values for the "action" field? A vnc server should be started after the network has been initiated, which would make sense to run the script after booting the machine. Try out "respawn" and "once". If those don't work i would give "wait" a shot.