The resource manager's view

Let's look at things from the resource manager's perspective. Basically, the resource manager needs to tell the process manager that it'll be responsible for a certain part of the pathname space (it needs to register itself). Then, the resource manager needs to receive messages from clients and handle them. Obviously, things aren't quite that simple.

Let's take a quick overview look at the functions that the resource manager provides, and then we'll look at the details.