Computer Wont Recognize Second Hard Drive

I am trying to install a second har drive in my old computer to stream mp3's from but the bios won't recognize it. It is an old 400mhz celeron machine the har drive is a 40gig western drive ide. When i run the tools that came with the drive it says that the bios isn't controlling it and i have tried all kinds of settings in the bios and they don't help. I have also checked the jumpers and they are set right. I have a western drive 20gig as the main drive and i just want to use the second for my files. I want to use this computer as a file server. Is the motherboard to old to recognize a drive that large? Also if i buy an ide control card will that fix my problem?

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