Doesn't import categories from


I apologise in advance if this subject has been dealt with before.

I am trying to import my wordpress xml file to dreamhost servers. My wordpress xml file is from their free hosting offer. So I tried to import the xml file, but dreamhost does not properly import the categories. Instead it places all posts into “uncategorised”, rather than maintaining the category structure from my wordpress site.

My dreamhost blog is at:

And the blog I am trying to import my xml file from is:

How will I do this?