Sorry, I tried updating the original post, but it had not been approved by a moderator, and I couldn't. I was able to resolve the issue by reflashing. If anyone else has similar symptoms, and are unable to flash the device by running flashall.sh. The following steps worked for me.
- I stopped the autoboot process and issued the "run do_flash" command which resulted in: (please see below) At this point the Edison is ready to be flashed.
boot > run do_flash
Saving Environment to MMC...
Writing to redundant MMC(0)... done
GADGET DRIVER: usb_dnl_dfu