Thanks everybody. What I did was killing lualatex.exe at the very moment it is started by the configuration script, which in turn continues without any more hiccups until Lyx is started correctly.
Regards. ------------------------------------------------- Julio Rojas jcredbe...@gmail.com On Sun, Jun 8, 2014 at 4:32 PM, stefano franchi <stefano.fran...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > > On Sun, Jun 8, 2014 at 3:04 PM, Richard Heck <rgh...@lyx.org> wrote: > >> On 06/07/2014 10:12 PM, Julio Rojas wrote: >> >>> Dear all, >>> >>> I have just tried to install Lyx 2.1 on my Windows 7 PC on which I >>> already had Lyx 2.0.6 and TexLive 2013, so I went the update way. During >>> configuration, Lyx runs LuaLatex which in turn gets stuck and start >>> bloating and eating all the resources. I tried killing the script >>> (python.exe). Lyx starts telling me that there were no classes installed. I >>> tried reconfigure, but had the same result. >>> >>> Has somebody had this problem? >>> >> >> For some reason, the lualatex configuratoin check takes a very long time. >> I don't know why it would cause such huge problems, but if you want to work >> around this: >> >> > It may due to LuaTex's caching of all the system fonts, carried out by (I > believe) luaotfload at startup. It may take a long time if you have lots of > installed fonts. > > S. > > -- > __________________________________________________ > Stefano Franchi > Associate Research Professor > Department of Hispanic Studies Ph: +1 (979) 845-2125 > Texas A&M University Fax: +1 (979) 845-6421 > College Station, Texas, USA > > stef...@tamu.edu > http://stefano.cleinias.org >