I removed swap (/etc/fstab) from a machine a while ago, but the system was still activating the partition. Come to find out systemd.special/swap.target was still mounting it some how **OR** initramfs .. (still not entirely sure).
So if I remove the swap partition, it CAN'T activate it.. GREAT only except the machine now takes a really long time (~44 seconds) to boot when it was booting in about half that (~25 seconds) before that. WHAT THE HECK?!