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How can you tell what drive ESXi is installed on?

How can you tell what drive ESXi is installed on? I am not sure if my install went on the SD card or the internal drive array in my Dell 720 server...
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remove the SD card from the server, and see if ESXi boots?

did you also create a VMFS datastore?

check the VMFS datastore properties, and check if it's a single VMFS partition, of contains other ESXi installation partitions.
in viclient you can see the datastores device / name in datastore view
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The datastore properties indicate a 4gig legacy MBR, 110MB VMware Diagnostic, and 247Gig VMFS partition. I do not see a SD card sized datastore in the list.... but if I disable the SD card the system does not seem to find the OS...
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Is there a way to save off the current configuration and reapply after a reinstall?
yes, see my EE Article

How to Backup an ESXi installation on an USB Flash Drive or SD card, for security or redundancy.

see here

http://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-51/index.jsp?topic=%2Fcom.vmware.vcli.ref.doc%2Fvicfg-cfgbackup.html

Back up the host configuration to the file C:\backup.txt:

 vicfg-cfgbackup <conn_options> -s C:\backup.txt

Reset the host, that is, restore to factory settings:

 vicfg-cfgbackup <conn_options> -r

Restore a configuration previously saved to C:\backup.txt to the host:

 vicfg-cfgbackup <conn_options> -l C:\backup.txt

Restore a configuration from C:\backup.txt without prompting for user confirmation:

 vicfg-cfgbackup <conn_options> -l C:\backup.txt -q