Linux and WD-1 Tera byte

Pls can someone me of loosing my Job. I have just bought a tera byte of Western Digital, but to my surprise this seems to work on linux. Pls how do i go about getting this works fine on linux, do i need to installed 3rd party tools or something is missing.    Helping me will be appreciated as there are lots of threat on my Job status.

I’m sorry to hear about your job…

Could you provide us with some specific details as to what kind of drive you have, what type of Linux your trying to put on the drive (or if you are trying to use as a secondary drive, what type of linux is on the primary). Are you getting error messages? If so what messages?