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New internal hard drive not showing up

I just installed a new seagate barracuda 750GB drive in my Power G5 and it is not showing up on the desktop.  Is there a driver I need to install or a step I'm missing?

im using it yesterday i shut it down after.then the next day it wont detect any hard drive.i put it into other pc and same thing happen.i bought a new one and it works.what seems to be the problem with my 1st hard drive?ty in advance.

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