I checked the adaBootLoader sketch and found that the separate heartbeat code was replaced by blinking the red led. So, if I'm correct, the red led now performs 2 functions - it signals and error; and it blinks a heartbeat - very confusing. At least to me
. Everything else 'appears' to work properly. The 'loading the bootloader' process gave good, positive messages. So, now I have to figure out why I can't load blink to the diecimila with this new bootloader. If any one thinks my analysis is wrong please let me know.