[CentOS] CentOS 7 + Dell Latitude E6420 laptop = thermalshutdown

Wed Jun 17 12:46:37 UTC 2015
Nicolas Thierry-Mieg <Nicolas.Thierry-Mieg at imag.fr>

On 06/17/2015 04:49 AM, deoren wrote:
> I'm still puzzled why the laptop appears to lockup when attempting to
> login to the desktop environment when using CentOS, but not Ubuntu
> 15.04. Any thoughts there?

I can't remember the whole thread but it seems you have an nvidia GPU 
and are using nouveau? If so, try installing nvidia-detect and then the 
correct nvidia driver for your system (from elrepo), and see if that 
helps. Could be a nouveau problem.