Pacstrap fails on linux-firmware

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https://bbs.archlinux.org – 1. pacstrap /mnt base base-devel fails on linux-firmware-20120625-1-any.pkg.tar.xz, says "transfer closed with 13224 bytes remaining to read".2. Retrying pacstrap results in "HTTP server doesn't seem to support byte ranges. Cannot resume."3. Removed linux-firmware-20120625-1-any.pkg.tar.xz.part from /mnt/var/cache/pacman/pkg and tried with 4 other mirrors, all of which failed in the same way.4. Have tried download linux-firmware from various mirrors and placing in /mnt/var/cache/pacman/pkg, and installation stalls with error that package is corrupt.5. Still using the c (HowTos)