I have importing from 8.1.6 version. and the xported file from 8.1.7.
it is also showing some NCHAR charecter set.
actually its a version probel....or what..
the msg is.
$ imp al/pw4al file=algo.dmp
Import: Release 126.96.36.199.0 - Production on Fri Dec 20 09:57:22 2002
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Connected to: Oracle8i Enterprise Edition Release 188.8.131.52.0 - Production
With the Partitioning option
JServer Release 184.108.40.206.0 - Production
Export file created by EXPORT:V08.01.07 via conventional path
import done in US7ASCII character set and US7ASCII NCHAR character set
IMP-00069: Could not convert to environment national character set's handle
IMP-00000: Import terminated unsuccessfully