Originally Posted by mnchiefsguy
The drive on my pc that is streaming to my PS3 is a 2 TB NTFS drive. My understanding is that the PS3 will not read any drive directly that is not FAT32. So if I had an external drive that was formatted NTFS and want to play files from it on my PS3, I would have to hook it up to a PC and then stream the content over, as opposed to just directly connecting said drive to the PS3 via USB.
That's what I was missing.
I guess I didn't see any reason someone would want to stream direct when so many network-based options are readily available.