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Date: 2012apr27
OS: Linux

Q.  How can I reboot my box in a few minutes?

A.  As root do this:

shutdown -r +5
or
shutdown --reboot +5
This will reboot your system in 5 minutes. If change your mind, you can do:
shutdown -c
to cancel the scheduled reboot. To reboot now just do:
reboot
as root.