Compaq P III 500 mhz

Hello,i have an old computer i'm trying to upgrade for my kids gaming system. It does't seem to want to accept my 40 g hard drive, what am I doing wrong?
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  1. - You should tell more precisely what you observe
    - First, what does the Bios tell?
    - Check the cabling, master-slave jumpers, Bios settings...
    - Download the disk test programme from the manufacturer's site, let test.

    One of the many many possible reasons: a few Bios from that epoch had a bug at 32GB, especially the infamous Award 4.51pg - but it used to see the disk, just limiting its capacity to 32GB.
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