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I was a Debian user, but for some reason, after I installed Arch Linux, my monitor started to blink. It happens even on text terminals (C-F1 etc), but only after gdm starts. Any idea on what could be happening and how to fix it?

I installed very few programs: vim, xorg, xf86-video-ati, gdm, xorg, fluxbox, vim, sudo and chromium. I installed xf86-video-ati based on the output of lspci:

[tata@spock ~]$ lspci | grep VGA
01:05.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc RS690 [Radeon X1200 Series]
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closed as too localized by Stéphane Gimenez, Caleb, Michael Mrozek Feb 15 '12 at 17:03

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