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diff --git a/tools/power/cpupower/man/cpupower-monitor.1 b/tools/power/cpupower/man/cpupower-monitor.1
index 1141c207371..e01c35d13b6 100644
--- a/tools/power/cpupower/man/cpupower-monitor.1
+++ b/tools/power/cpupower/man/cpupower-monitor.1
@@ -7,11 +7,11 @@ cpupower\-monitor \- Report processor frequency and idle statistics
.RB "\-l"
.B cpupower monitor
-.RB [ "\-m <mon1>," [ "<mon2>,..." ] ]
+.RB [ -c ] [ "\-m <mon1>," [ "<mon2>,..." ] ]
.RB [ "\-i seconds" ]
.B cpupower monitor
-.RB [ "\-m <mon1>," [ "<mon2>,..." ] ]
+.RB [ -c ][ "\-m <mon1>," [ "<mon2>,..." ] ]
.RB command
@@ -64,6 +64,17 @@ Only display specific monitors. Use the monitor string(s) provided by \-l option
Measure intervall.
+.RS 4
+Schedule the process on every core before starting and ending measuring.
+This could be needed for the Idle_Stats monitor when no other MSR based
+monitor (has to be run on the core that is measured) is run in parallel.
+This is to wake up the processors from deeper sleep states and let the
+kernel re
+-account its cpuidle (C-state) information before reading the
+cpuidle timings from sysfs.
.RS 4
Measure idle and frequency characteristics of an arbitrary command/workload.