lm-sensors deamon is not starting in ubuntu even after installing lm-sensors package

I have installed the lm-sensors package on my ubuntu machine and i did the below steps after that:
1. sudo sensors-detect (on Terminal and select YES for every prompt)
And even after that i am unable to see the lm-sensors deamon on my ubuntu machine .
Can any one please help here ?
Vivek SrivastavaAsked:
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gheistCommented:
Did it detect any sensors?
Vivek SrivastavaAuthor Commented:
Hi ghiest

Yes , it is detecting the sensors :
And the output of sensors command is as follow:
<===========================================>
root@ocnos:~# sensors
acpitz-virtual-0
Adapter: Virtual device
temp1:        +41.0°C  (crit = +255.0°C)
temp2:        +41.0°C  (crit = +255.0°C)

radeon-pci-0008
Adapter: PCI adapter
temp1:        +42.0°C  (crit = +120.0°C, hyst = +90.0°C)

jc42-i2c-9-18
Adapter: SMBus PIIX4 adapter at 0b00
temp1:        +28.8°C  (low  =  +0.0°C)                  ALARM (HIGH, CRIT)
                       (high =  +0.0°C, hyst =  +0.0°C)
                       (crit =  +0.0°C, hyst =  +0.0°C)

k10temp-pci-00c3
Adapter: PCI adapter
temp1:        +41.9°C  (high = +70.0°C)
                       (crit = +100.0°C, hyst = +97.0°C)

max6699-i2c-15-4c
Adapter: i2c-11-mux (chan_id 40195)
Temp-1:       +28.0°C  (high = +90.0°C)
Temp-2:       +37.8°C  (high = +110.0°C, crit = +110.0°C)
Temp-3:       +40.0°C  (high = +127.0°C)
Temp-4:       +38.0°C  (high = +100.0°C)
Temp-5:       +32.0°C  (high = +100.0°C, crit = +127.0°C)

adt7470-i2c-16-2c
Adapter: i2c-11-mux (chan_id 40448)
Fan-1:       5487 RPM  (min =    0 RPM)
Fan-2:       15835 RPM  (min =    0 RPM)
Fan-3:       16770 RPM  (min =    0 RPM)
Fan-4:       11764 RPM  (min =    0 RPM)

adt7470-i2c-16-2f
Adapter: i2c-11-mux (chan_id 40448)
Fan-1:       16513 RPM  (min =    0 RPM)
Fan-2:       11180 RPM  (min =    0 RPM)
Fan-3:       16981 RPM  (min =    0 RPM)
Fan-4:       11440 RPM  (min =    0 RPM)

root@ocnos:~#
<=====================================>

Regards
Vivek Srivastava
gheistCommented:
"service lm-sensors start"
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Vivek SrivastavaAuthor Commented:
hi
Yes i did that too but even after doing the " service lm-sensors status" i am getting that global variable as NULL :

<===========================================================>
root@ocnos:~# service lm-sensors start
 * Setting sensors limits                                                [ OK ]
root@ocnos:~#
<=========================================================>
gheistCommented:
What global variable?
Vivek SrivastavaAuthor Commented:
Global variable " sensors_chip_features *sensors_proc_chips = NULL" define in the lm-sensor package library . I am suspecting that since lm-sensor daemon is not starting  hence this variable (defined in libsensors.so.4.4.0) is not getting initialized .
gheistCommented:
the sensors-detect you ran did not set right config file then (or you did not reboot afterwards to load correct kernel modules)
there is no such thing as global variables in Linux, even less they are defined in libraries.

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