yum install/update or rhn_check fails with "[Errno -1] Package does not match intended download" error

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  • yum install <package> and rhn_check give the following error:
Error Downloading Packages:
<package_name>: failed to retrieve getPackage/<package_name> from <channel_name>
error was [Errno -1] Package does not match intended download


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