Ps3 Wont Recognise My Portable Hard Drive

My ps3 won't recognize my portable hard drive even though it is fat32 format. The hard drive works perfectly fine on my computer but when i plug it into my ps3 nothing happens. P. S. Also, my folders are organized by ps3-> video, music etc.

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