From time to time, my DVD drive opens without me doing anything. Even if I’m just watching a video on Netflix and not using the mouse or keyboard, the DVD drive suddenly opens. I have no idea why this happens. Is there any way to disable this or at least figure out why this is happening?
This was a bug in the early versions of kernel 5.10, but it was supposed to have been fixed a long time ago.
You could try installing another kernel — I myself am using the 5.4 LTS kernel, which suits all of my needs, but your mileage may vary.
I had that a very long time ago on a previous Windows computer. It came from a faulty contact inside the DVD drive.