grub-probe: error: failed to get canonical path of /cow

I'm attempting to re - install grub from a USB drive. I run the following:

sudo mount /dev/sda6 /mnt
sudo grub-install --root-directory=/mnt /dev/sda

I get the adhering to error:

grub-probe: error: failed to get canonical path of /cow.

can a person clarify the mistake, and also just how to address it?

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I'm attempting to fix a busted twin - boot system, ranging from a USB having linux mint.

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2022-07-25 20:42:13
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