I’m thinking of experimenting with clustering RPis, but the thought of that mess of equipment (switch + multi-port USB charger) and cables is a bit of a turn-off.

Does anyone know if there are any limitations to running a cluster of Pis with power-over-ethernet? I’ve googled around but haven’t found any reference to anyone doing this before.

(I know you need the HAT to get PoE support, just wondering if there are any reasons it wouldn’t be viable.)

  • you'd just need a PoE capable switch – Jaromanda X Feb 27 at 22:37
  • Cool, just wanted to make sure I wasn't missing something. – Ryan Lue Mar 1 at 1:59

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