"Jeff Caldwell" writes:
> I'm have a fresh 32-bit Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid) install. I obtained
> both the 2009-01-03 and 2009-01-04 slime tarfile / cvs snapshot. Both
> of them exhibit the same issue. With both SBCL and CMUCL, the slime
> repl does not appear. The inferior lisp window is displayed. The
> 'connected' message, along with its jaunty colloquial appendage, shows
> in the mini-buffer. Sometimes I would get a swank disconnected (end of
> file) message on a socket, other times it appeared as if there were no
> error-related messages at all.
The REPL moved to a contrib. Instead of (slime-setup), place
(slime-setup '(slime-fancy slime-asdf)) into your ~/.emacs.