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What filesystem to have on my USB-harddrive; FAT32 or NTFS?

What filesystem to have on my USB-harddrive; FAT32 or NTFS?

This is a spin-off from another question I have regarding backup. I'm encountering trouble copying large files (above 4GB) to my USB HDD (same in english). I believe that this is a limitation with the FAT32 filesystem.

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Guest [Entry]

"You need to make sure that any device that will access the hard drive can read the NTFS file system.

With Windows it's not an issue as all versions from XP onwards can.

The question then becomes can the PS3 access a NTFS drive? Judging from the first link (admittedly from 2007) that turned up from a search for ""PS3 NTFS"" I would say not."
Guest [Entry]

You can always create 2 partitions: A small one formatted in FAT32 to be accessed by your PS3 and one big one formatted in NTFS where you can store large files (> 4GB).