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I'm trying to make my htpc experience as smooth as possible for my family. I've set up VLC to auto launch in full screen when a DVD is entered into the internal DVD player on my HTPC. However, if somebody manually ejects the DVD by hitting the button on the drive, and then inserts a new disk, it doesn't auto-start VLC.

I believe it's because the DVD is not being unmounted, so when the new disk is inserted, it doesn't trigger a 'mount' and consequently doesn't fire up VLC.

Can I force a remount when the DVD drive tray is closed, or force an unmount when it is opened manually?

Also, can I quit VLC when the DVD is ejected? And I haven't seen a button to eject the DVD from with the VLC interface, although presumably it exists somewhere.

Thanks.

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