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    This article was one of the things that finally kicked me down the road of actually using swap on my systems; previously I was always a in the “not having swap; just let the system crash” camp but these days I actually follow Fedora’s lead here, albeit on NixOS, and use swap-on-zram (like https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Changes/SwapOnZRAM), which I think is probably a decent compromise.

    That they then increased this amount to half of physical memory, capped at 8GiB in Fedora 34 (https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Changes/Scale_ZRAM_to_full_memory_size) to help launch Anaconda seems to indicate that it works as a strategy!