Massive props to Eamo5... THANK YOU
Have installed Lineage 17.1 on my Pixel 2 (non XL) and went smoothly (*)
Note: Following the installation instructions exactly - particularly with reference to 'rebooting to bootloader and fastboot ...
OldDroid Thank you and the rest of the team for your hard work. Just wanted to say I installed Linage OS and was surprised to find it appears GApps is installed by default, where as I expected it to be absent, perhaps with MicroG as an alternative...