This part of ISO/IEC 13346 specifies a format and associated system requirements for volume and boot block
recognition by specifying:
boot descriptors intended for use to bring a system to a known state;
levels of medium interchange;
requirements for the processes which are provided within information processing systems, to enable
information to be interchanged between different systems; for this purpose, this part of ISO/IEC 13346 specifies
the functions to be provided within systems which are intended to originate or receive media which conform to
this part of ISO/IEC 13346.