I am running a wubi installation of ubuntu 11.10 64 bit and every hour or so there is a random burst of activity where the CPU is at 100% and I have trouble just browsing on firefox. This can last from a minute to five minutes and makes my CPU really hot. I took a
htop screenshot when one of these bursts happened and it looks like the culprit is
So, what the hell is
mount doing that needs so much CPU attention and how do I stop it?