Modern drives are huge and need to be partitioned with GPT to allow 2TB+ in size.
Find your disk:
If it is already formatted, you should see entry like
If your disk is not formatted, create a new partition:
and format it:
mkfs -t ext4 /dev/sdb1
Create directory for your hdd:
/dev/sdb1partition and add it into
/etc/fstab(make backup of
etckeeper- this file is important):
UUID="b4c93..." /media/storage ext4 defaults 0 2
fstab wiki page describes what does it mean. This should make it persistent over reboots.
Finally mount it without rebooting to test: