Getting MD5 error when trying to install an RPM

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  • When trying to install a manually downloaded RPM, the following error is seen:
[root@host tmp]# rpm -Kvv openmotif21-2.1.30-11.EL5.i386.rpm
D: Expected size:      1079629 = lead(96)+sigs(180)+pad(4)+data(1079349)
D:   Actual size:      1079623
    Header SHA1 digest: OK (38a3f818c8a1305c01b0f2a3056b5ba0944adda6)
    MD5 digest: BAD Expected(43931eaf6c0d31a5597795e679b81fe8) != (ebcd61a9ce07de11e56670e2e41a92b9)
D: May free Score board((nil))


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) all versions

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